Wednesday 22 September 1920
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Kast and William H Riker.
Ginger Snaps, directed by firstlook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Which were the important events of 22 September 1920 ?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
- Pierre Kast
- William H Riker: American political scientist (d. 1993).
- Paolo Todeschini: Italian soccer/football player and team manager, with a career spanning over 40 years.
- Eric Baker: English activist co-founded Amnesty International (d. 1976).
- Ismay Thomas: Teacher.
- Bob Lemon: Pitcher (Cleveland Indians) / manager (New York Yankees, 1978).
- William Riker: American political scientist and academic (d. 1993).
- Anders Lassen: Danish-English soldier Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1945).
- Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
- The Flying Squad is formed in the London Metropolitan Police.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1920 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Cuban Moon - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
- The Love Nest - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- Wond'ring - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra