Thursday 14 August 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Georges Prêtre and Lee Adams.
The Iron Horse, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1924 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Georges Prêtre: French musician, orchestral and opera conductor.
- Lee Adams: American lyricist; formerly a magazine writer and editor.
- Georges Pretre: Waziers Musician.
- Sverre Fehn: Norwegian architect designed the Hedmark Museum (d. 2009).
- Holger Juul Hansen: Danish actor.
- Rangjung Dorje: 16th Karmapa Tibetan spiritual leader (d. 1981).
- Holger Hansen: Danish actor (d. 2013).
- Rangjung Rigpe Dorje: 16th Karmapa Lama, Tibetan religious figure (d. 1981).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- How Come You Do Me Like You Do? - Marion Harris
- It Had to be You - Cliff Edwards
- What'll I Do? - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra