Monday 12 May 1924
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maxine Cooper Gomberg and Michele Greco.
The Chechahcos, directed by Lewis H. Moomaw, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick 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 May 1924 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Maxine Cooper Gomberg: American actress (d. 2009).
- Michele Greco: Italian Mafia member, a Cosa Nostra don accused of many homicides and convicted of killing a judge.
- Tony Hancock: British actor and comedian.
- Jean Tennberg: French actor.
- Maxine Cooper: American actress and photographer (d. 2009).
- Alexander Esenin-Volpin: Russian-American mathematician and poet
- Charles Henri Marechal: Composer, dies at 82.
- 7th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at French Lick Country Club - Indiana
- 50th Preakness: John Merimee aboard Nellie Morse wins in 1:57.2.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'm Goin' South - Al Jolson
- One I Love Belongs to Someone Else - Al Jolson
- Steppin' Out - Al Jolson
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