Wednesday 21 May 1924
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peggy Cass in Boston and Robert Parris in Philadelphia.
Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, directed by Marshall Neilan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Peggy Cass in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; actress/TV panelist (To Tell the Truth, Mame).
- Robert Parris in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; composer (Book of Imaginary Beings).
- Peggy Cass: American actress and comedian (Born 1924).
- Bobby Franks: Killed by Leopold and Loeb, at 14.
- Leopold and Loeb kidnap Bobby Franks for fun
- University of Chicago students Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, Jr. murder 14-year-old Bobby Franks in a ''thrill killing''.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- It's a Man, Every Time, It's a Man - Marcia Freer
- Limehouse Blues - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Fare You Well, Old Joe Clark - Fiddlin' John Carson
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