Wednesday 13 September 1922
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yma Sumac and Porfirio Toledo.
The Prisoner of Zenda, directed by Rex Ingram, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett 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 13 September 1922 ?
- 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Yma Sumac: Zoila stage name Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo, Peruvian soprano of international success in the fifties known for her unusual vocal, who came to cover a little more than four octaves.
- Porfirio Toledo: Considered the father of canariedad in Puerto Rico and, by extension, America.
- Charles Brown: American singer and pianist (d. 1999).
- Caroline Glassman: American lawyer and jurist (d. 2013).
- The temperature (in the shade) at Al 'Aziziyah, Libya reaches a world record 57.8 ?C (136.0 ?F).
- The final act of the Greco-Turkish War, the Great Fire of Smyrna, commences.
- 15 ampndash Fire, probably started by Greek troops, destroys most of Smyrna
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1922 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I'm Just Wild About Harry - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
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