Sunday 24 June 1923
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Carter in Brooklyn and Yves Bonnefoy.
Merry-Go-Round, directed by Rupert Julian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while His Children's Children by Arthur Train 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 June 1923 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- Jack Carter in Brooklyn: New York, USA; comedian/actor (Amazing Dobermans, Octagon).
- Yves Bonnefoy: French writer, art historian, poet and literary theorist.
- Mel Hoderlein: American baseball player, a right-throwing/switch-hitting second baseman with the Boston Red Sox and Washington Senators between 1951 and 1954.
- Brigitte Leonhardy: German medical assistant and Buddhist-oriented astrologer since 1968 (Zen-Buddhism).
- Pierre Amalric: Vielmur physician.
- Margaret Olley: Australian painter and philanthropist (d. 2011)
- Pope Pius XI speaks against allies occupying Ruhrgebied
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1923 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Way Down Yonder in New Orleans - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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