Wednesday 12 October 1921
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenneth Griffith and Art Clokey.
The Affairs of Anatol, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1921 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Kenneth Griffith
- Art Clokey: American animator producer screenwriter and voice actor created Gumby (d. 2010).
- Jaroslav Drobny: Czechoslovakia -- Hockey (1948 Olympics - Gold Medalist), tennis (Wimb-1954).
- Jean Thuillier: French novelist and physician who has written a number of books, and has won the Prix Littré and the Prix Méditerranée among others.
- Jaroslav Drobný: Czech-English tennis player and ice hockey player (d. 2001).
- Logie Lockhart: Scottish rugby player and journalist.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1921 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Sweetheart - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Learn to Smile - John McCormack
- Deep in Your Eyes - Prince's Orchestra
- Cherie - Nora Bayes