Sunday 21 December 1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gert Fredriksson and David McFall.
Charlie Butts In, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 December 1919
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Which were the important events of 21 December 1919 ?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Gert Fredriksson: Sweden -- 1K kayak (1948, 52, 56 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- David McFall: Scottish artist, sculptor.
- J Edgar Hoover deports anarchists / feminist Emma Goldman to Russia
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody - Sam Ash
- Roses of Picardy - John McCormack