Monday 9 January 1922
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Har G and Ahmed Sekou Toure.
Satanas, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1922 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Har G: Khorana India/Canada bio-chemist (Nobel Prize 1968).
- Ahmed Sekou Toure: President of Guinea (d. 1984).
- Har Khorana: Indian-American biochemist and academic Nobel laureate (d. 2011).
- Ahmed Touré: Guinean politician 1st President of Guinea (d. 1984).
- KQV-AM in Pittsburgh PA begins radio transmissions
- Rotterdam metal strike ends.
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