Sunday December 21, 1919
US date format: 12/21/1919, UK date format: 21/12/1919
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Gert Fredriksson and David McFall.
Spring Fever, directed by Edward Sedgwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 21, 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.
- J Edgar Hoover deports anarchists / feminist Emma Goldman to Russia
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 21, 1919?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- John McCormack - Roses of Picardy
- Sam Ash - A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody