Friday 16 January 1920
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elliot Reid New York City and Alberto Crespo.
The Woman in the Suitcase, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 January 1920
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1920 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Elliot Reid New York City: New York; actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes).
- Alberto Crespo: Argentinian race car driver (d. 1991).
- Elliott Reid: American actor and screenwriter (d. 2013).
- Reginald De Koven: American music critic and operetta composer (Born 1859).
- 18th Amendment, prohibition, becomes the law of the land - one year after ratification; it is repealed in 1933.
- Georgia declares independence.
- The League of Nations holds its first council meeting in Paris.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1920 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Hymn to the Sun (Coq D' Or) - Mabel Garrison
- When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget - Peerless Quartet
- I Want a Daddy Who Will Rock Me to Sleep - All-Star Trio
- Sweet and Low - Art Hickman & His Orchestra