Friday August 13, 1920

US date format: 8/13/1920, UK date format: 13/8/1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Neville Brand and Charlie Alfred Galbraith. Play Ball, directed by Alfonso Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 13, 1920?


Holidays

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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Events

  • 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio
  • Polish-Soviet War: the Battle of Warsaw begins and will last till August 25. The Red Army is defeated.

Famous Birthday

Movies

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Play Ball

Play Ball

Directed by: Alfonso Rodriguez

The Penalty

The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason, Lon Chaney

Country: United States of America

High and Dizzy

High and Dizzy

Directed by: Hal Roach

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Wallace Howe

The Mollycoddle

The Mollycoddle

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Ruth Renick, Wallace Beery, Paul Burns

Breathing

Breathing

Directed by: Karl Markovics

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1920?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - When My Baby Smiles at Me

Days to next August 13

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