Thursday 12 August 1920
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Olympe Bradna and Bernard Voyenne.
The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while The River's End by James Oliver Curwood 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 12 August 1920 ?
- Bernard Voyenne: Vichy Journalist.
- Olympe Bradna
- Percy Mayfield: US singer (Please Send Me Someone to Love).
- Peter West: British sports commentator.
- Paul Collette: French resistance fighter, known for having shot at the leaders of Vichy, notably Pierre Laval, on 27 August 1941 in Versailles during a demonstration by the Legion of French volunteers.
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