Thursday 14 February 1924, Valentine's Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Juan Ponce Enrile and Robert W Maloy.
America, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 14 February 1924
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Which were the important events of 14 February 1924 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Juan Ponce Enrile
- Robert W Maloy
- Juan Enrile: Filipino military leader who helped overthrow Ferdinand Marcos, aiming to assume power.
- Robert Maloy: Charleston Military man.
- Arghyris Kounadis: Composer.
- Peg Murray: American actress and singer.
- Patricia Knatchbull: 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma.
- Countess Mountbatten: of Burma.
- IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson
- The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is founded.
- ''IBM'' is founded in New York State.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Lewis James - I Love You
- Somebody Stole My Gal - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
- Linger Awhile - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra