Saturday 27 December 1924
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mokta Ould and James A.
A Fool and His Money, directed by Erle C. Kenton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs 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 27 December 1924 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- James A: McClure; American politician (Senator-Republican-Idaho).
- Mokta Ould: Daddah; President of Mauritania (1961-78).
- Wouter Eijkelemboom Dutch architect (Holy-hospital: Vlaardingen).
- James A McClure: American politician (d. 2011).
- Jean Bartik: American computer scientist and engineer (d. 2011).
- James McClure: American soldier lawyer and politician (d. 2011).
- Hung Sin-nui: Chinese actress and singer (d. 2013).
- William Archer: Scottish critic / playwright (Green Goddess), dies at 68.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1924 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Want to be Happy - Jan Garber & His Orchestra
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