Friday 19 August 1921
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 1921). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gene Roddenberry and Philip A Potter.
The Cat and the Canary, directed by Paul Leni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Gene Roddenberry: American writer best known for creating the TV series "Star Trek" which ran on NBC from its debut on 9/08/1966 for three years, 78 episodes.
- Philip A Potter: Dominica -- Secretary General World council of Churches.
- Pierre Buser: Strasbourg physician.
- Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits