Saturday 24 July 1920
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bella Abzug and Alexander H Cohen.
The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 July 1920
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 July 1920 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Bella Abzug: American lawyer and politician (d. 1998).
- Alexander H Cohen: NYC, New York -- Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe).
- Constance Dowling: Actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49.
- French troops occupy Damascus and depose Faisal I of Syria as king.ref name=quotFrench occupation of Syriaquot
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1920 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Oh! By Jingo! Oh! By Gee! - Frank Crumit
- Venetian Moon - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra