Tuesday 20 January 1920
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Clemoes and Richard John.
Suds, directed by Jack Dillon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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 20 January 1920 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Peter Clemoes: anglo-Saxon scholar.
- Richard John: Copeland Atkinson archaeologist.
- Sam M Gibbons (Representative-Democrat-Florida: 1963-).
- Frank Kush: American football player and coach.
- Maureen Dragone: American journalist and author.
- Federico Fellini: Italian film maker, a screenwriter and director of top Italian films, known by many as the master of cinema. He thrived on chaos and confusion, and his films are noted for being weird, strange and exaggerated.
- Thorleif Schjelderup: Norwegian ski jumper and writer. He was the first Norwegian to jump over 100 meters on ski.
- Clint Wager: American athlete, pro-basketball player for one season, 1949-50.
- DeForest Kelley: TV Actor
- Georg Lurich: Estonian wrestler and strongman (d. 1920).
- Dutch 2nd Chamber passes school laws
- The American Civil Liberties Union is founded.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1920 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- I Want a Daddy Who Will Rock Me to Sleep - All-Star Trio
- Sweet and Low - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
- Hymn to the Sun (Coq D' Or) - Mabel Garrison
- When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget - Peerless Quartet
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