Thursday 15 May 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ursula Thiess and Jaime Garcia Terre.
The Chechahcos, directed by Lewis H. Moomaw, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Plastic Age by Percy Marks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Ursula Thiess: German actress, onscreen from 1953 in leading roles of mainly German films.
- Jaime Garcia Terre: Poet / essayist.
- Andrea Gyarmati in Hungary water polo player (Olympics: 1948-60).
- Horst Loebe: Germany Actor.
- Maria Koepcke: German-Peruvian ornithologist and zoologist (d. 1971).
- Paul-Henri-Benjamin d'Estournelles de Constant: French diplomat, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1852).
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Steppin' Out - Al Jolson
- One I Love Belongs to Someone Else - Al Jolson
- I'm Goin' South - Al Jolson
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