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 Ismay Thomas.
Over the Hill to the Poorhouse, directed by Harry Millarde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while The River's End by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
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- 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
- Ismay Thomas: Teacher.
- 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).
- Anders Lassen: Danish-English soldier Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1945).
- Bob Lemon: Pitcher (Cleveland Indians) / manager (New York Yankees, 1978).
- William Riker: American political scientist and academic (d. 1993).
- 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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