Thursday 19 July 1923
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pat Hingle in Denver and William A Rusher.
Merry-Go-Round, directed by Rupert Julian, 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 19 July 1923 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Pat Hingle in Denver: Colorado, USA; actor (Baby Boom, Norma Rae, Bloody Mama).
- William A Rusher: American newspaper columnist.
- Alex Hannum: American athlete, pro basketball player for eight seasons beginning in 1949 and coach.
- Theo Barker: English historian (d. 2001).
- Joseph Hansen: American author and poet (d. 2004).
- William Rusher: American lawyer and journalist (d. 2011)
- Lon Simmons: American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2015)
- WRC-AM in Washington DC begins radio transmissions
- 20 ampndash Pancho Villa is assassinated at Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Wildflower - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
- Trot Along - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
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