Wednesday 15 October 1919
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edwin C Tubb and Howard Frank Trayton Smith.
Blind Husbands, directed by Erich Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad 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 15 October 1919 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Edwin C Tubb: Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall).
- Howard Frank Trayton Smith: Diplomat / head (MI5).
- Pierre Soufflet: Moyenneville Military man.
- Malcolm Ross: American balloonist and atmospheric physicist (d. 1985).
- Chuck Stevenson: American race car driver (d. 1995).
- 14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Uncle Josh and Aunt Nancy Put Up the Kitchen Stove - Cal Stewart & Ada Jones
- Take Your Girlie to the Movies (If You Can't Make Love At Home) - Irving Kaufman
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