Wednesday 24 October 1923
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Denise Levertov and Reed van Delft [Hendrika M Schwartz].
The Extra Girl, directed by F. Richard Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 October 1923
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Which were the important events of 24 October 1923 ?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Denise Levertov: British-American writer, a major contemporary poet with works that began to appear in journals early in WW II.
- Reed van Delft [Hendrika M Schwartz]: Actress (Golden draagkoets).
- Sir Robin Day OBE: British political broadcaster and commentator (d. 2000).
- Robin Day: English lieutenant and journalist (d. 2000).
- Gen Otto von Lossow calls Reichswehr to Berlin to form a dictatorship
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- When You Walked Out, Someone Else Walked Right In - Frank Crumit
- Cut Yourself a Piece of Cake - Ted Lewis & His Band