Thursday 17 June 1920
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Francois Jacob and Beryl Reid actress (Joseph Andrews.
while Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne 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 17 June 1920 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Francois Jacob: France -- Biologist / bacteriologist (Nobel 1965).
- Beryl Reid actress (Joseph Andrews: Psycho Mania, Yellowbeard).
- Jacob H Gilbert: American politician (d. 1981).
- François Jacob: French biologist, geneticist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine shared with Andre Lwoff and Jacques Monod in 1965.
- Bernard Tricot: French politician, a senior member of the Council of State and Secretary General of Elysee 1967-1969, who died on 8 June 2000 in Paris.
- Fran?ois Jacob: Nancy Military man
- Jacob Gilbert: American lawyer and politician (d. 1981)
- Setsuko Hara: Japanese actress
- Peter Le Cheminant: English air marshal and politician Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
- Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1920 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Whose Baby are You? - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
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