Sunday 10 August 1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sacha Vierny and Elizabeth Thomas.
The Mask, directed by Ewald Andr Dupont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Desert of Wheat by Zane Gre 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 10 August 1919 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Sacha Vierny: French cinematographer recognized for his collaborations with Alain Resnais and Chris Marker, notably the film "Last Year at Marienbad," 1961.
- Elizabeth Thomas: Literary consultant.
- James Galloway: Lake Toxaway Military man.
- Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Spirt of Independence March - Conway's Band
- I'll Say She Does - Al Jolson
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