Wednesday 24 November 1920
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Griffin and Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala.
The Mark of Zorro, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while The Man of the Forest by Zane Gre 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 November 1920 ?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Anthony Griffin: Sailor.
- Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala: Soho club owner.
- Jean-Marie Pelou: French journalist who served as political editor-in-chief at AFP (Agence France-Presse).
- Jean Maridor: France sport Champion.
- Elyane Dorsay: France Actor.
- Alexandru Macedonski: Romanian author and poet (d. 1920).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1920 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- I'd Love to Fall Asleep and Wake up in My Mammy's Arms - Peerless Quartet
- My Little Bimbo Down on the Bimbo Isle - Frank Crumit
- Cuban Moon - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
- Save a Little Dram for Me - Bert Williams
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