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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 13, 1920?
- 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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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1920?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Billy Murray & Rachel Grant (Gladys Rice) - When My Baby Smiles at Me