Saturday 19 April 1924
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hertha Töpper and Regina Ullmann.
Sherlock Jr., directed by Buster Keaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs 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 19 April 1924 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
Famous Birthdays:19 April
- National Barn Dance premieres on WLS Chicago
- 28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Massachusetts in 2:29:40.2.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1924 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Shanghai Lullaby - Art Kahn & His Orchestra
- Someone Loves You After All - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- A Smile Will Go a Long, Long Way - Ted Weems & His Orchestra
- The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
- Twelve O'Clock at Night - Ted Lewis & His Band
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