Tuesday 15 June 1920
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Clampitt and George Ernest Leslie.
while The River's End by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 15 June 1920 ?
- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Amy Clampitt: Poet.
- George Ernest Leslie: Trade union official.
- John Addey: British theorist and researcher, the founder and developer of modern harmonics and author of "Harmonics in Astrology" 1976.
- Alberto Sordi: Italian actor and director (d. 2003).
- Keith Andrews: American racing driver (d. 1957).
- Alla Kazanskaya: Russian stage and film actress (d. 2008)
- Sam Sniderman: Canadian businessman founded Sam the Record Man (d. 2012)
- Michel-Gaston Carraud: Composer, dies at 55.
- De Zweef soccer team forms in Nijverdal
- Duluth lynchings in Minnesota.
- A new border treaty between Germany and Denmark gives northern Schleswig to Denmark.
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- Whose Baby are You? - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
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