Saturday 25 December 1920, Christmas
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Artur Agostinho and Henry Charnock.
Queen of the Turf, directed by John K. Wells, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Artur Agostinho: Lisbon, Portugal -- Actor (Capas Negras, Leao da Estrela).
- Henry Charnock: oceanographer.
- William Bordelon: American military hero, a United States Marine who served in combat during World War II.
- Aldo Puccinelli: Italian soccer player, who holds the record of league apparences with Lazio (339).
- The Rosicrucian Fellowship's spiritual healing temple ''The Ecclesia'' is founded at Mount Ecclesia, Oceanside, California.
- Hydrocodone, a narcotic analgesic closely related to codeine is first synthesized in Germany.
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