Tuesday 11 November 1924, Veteran's Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Piet J A van der Sanden .
Forbidden Paradise, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs 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 11 November 1924 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Piet J A van der Sanden: Dutch MP (CDA).
- Martin Beck Theater opens at 302 W 45th St, New York City
- Palace of Legion of Honor dedicated (San Francisco)
- Prime Minister Alexandros Papanastasiou proclaims the first recognized Greek Republic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1924 ?
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- John Henry Blues - Fiddlin' John Carson
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