Monday 23 February 1920
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Royal and Benyoussef Benkhedda.
Broken Silence, directed by Luis Puenzo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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What the sky looked like on 23 February 1920
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Which were the important events of 23 February 1920 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Jacques Royal
- Benyoussef Benkhedda
- David Wright: poet.
- Paul Gerin-Lajoie: Canadian politician.
- Hall Overton: Bangor, Michigan -- Composer (Enchanted Pear Tree).
- Raymond Reding: Belgian comic strip author who illustrated sports-themed comix.
- Paul Gérin-Lajoie: Canadian lawyer and politician.
- Youssef Ben Khedha: Algerian politician, the former leader of the provisional government of the Algerian Republic.
- Lord St: Levan.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1920 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Prohibition Blues - Nora Bayes
- Dardanella - Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra
- When I Look in His Face - Homer Rodeheaver & Virginia Asher