Saturday 24 April 1920
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Clément Lépidis and Fernand Pierrot.
The Son of Tarzan, directed by Arthur J. Flaven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while Mary-Marie by Eleanor H. Porter 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 24 April 1920 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Clément Lépidis: French writer of Greek descent.
- Fernand Pierrot: French aviator, a fighter pilot in World War II who served with the Normandie-Niemen regiment.
- Paul Wonner: American artist who rose to prominence in the 1950s as an abstract expressionist associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement, along with his partner, Theophilus Brown (1919-2012), whom he met in 1952 while attending graduate school.
- Brigitte Dryander: Germany Actor.
- Jean Sargueil: Egletons EXecutives.
- Gino Valenzano: Italian race car driver (d. 2011)
- British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years).
- Polish troops attack Ukraine.
- Polish–Soviet War: Polish and anti-Soviet Ukrainian troops attack the Red Army in Soviet Ukraine.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1920 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Just Like a Gypsy - Nora Bayes
- That Tumble-Down Shack in Athlone - John McCormack
- Chloe - Al Jolson
- Elder Eatmore's Sermon on Generosity - Bert Williams
- That Naughty Waltz - Columbia Orchestra
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