Thursday 23 December 1920
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Georges Beauregard and Pierre Alibert.
Outside the Law, directed by Tod Browning, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1920 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Georges Beauregard: French film producer and entrepreneur.
- Pierre Alibert: Gaillac-sur-Tarn Military man.
- Birger Malmsten: Swedish actor (d. 1991).
- Ireland divided into two parts, each with its own parliament.
- King George V signs Home Rule Act.
- The United Kingdom and France ratify the border between French-held Syria and British-held Palestine.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1920 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Whispering - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
- The Argentines, the Portugese, and the Greeks - Nora Bayes
- You're the Only Girl That Made Me Cry - Henry Burr
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