Wednesday 17 October 1923
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Barney Kessel and Nel Noordzij.
Dance or Die, directed by Ronald W. Munchkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 October 1923
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1923 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Barney Kessel: American guitarist and composer (d. 2004).
- Nel Noordzij: Dutch astrologer, artist, painter and poet.
- Charles McClendon: American football player and coach (d. 2001).
- Catholic University of Nijmegen Netherlands opens
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- T'ain't Nobody's Biz-Ness if I Do - Bessie Smith
- Dirty Hands! Dirty Face! - Marion Harris