Saturday May 24, 1919
US date format: 5/24/1919, UK date format: 24/5/1919
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Toussaint Gozzi .
True Heart Susie, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 24, 1919?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
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- Toussaint Gozzi: French military officer in World War II...
- Amado Nervo [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo] Mexican poet: dies at age 48.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24, 1919?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- John McCormack - Calling Me Home to You