Wednesday 17 January 1923
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Onno Molenkamp and Carol Raye.
The Pilgrim, directed by Edna Purviance, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1923 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Onno Molenkamp: Dutch actor (Lifespan, Broken Mirrors, The Lift).
- Carol Raye: Australian actress.
- Fran?ois Megnin: Beauvais EXecutives.
- Rangeya Raghav: Indian author and playwright (d. 1962).
- Belgian Working People Party protests against occupied Ruhrgebied.
- Juan de la Cierva invents the autogyro, a rotary-winged aircraft with an unpowered rotor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1923 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Nellie Kelly I Love You - American Quartet
- Carolina in the Morning - Van & Schenck
- Homesick - Nora Bayes
- Suez - Clyde Doerr & His Orchestra
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