Sunday 28 August 1921
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Philippe Charbonnier and Joop Doderer.
The Blot, directed by Lois Weber, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
while The Valley of Silent Men by James Oliver Curwood 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 28 August 1921 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Jean-Philippe Charbonnier: French photographer and photo-journalist.
- Joop Doderer: Velsen, Netherlands -- Actor (Swiebertje).
- Fernando Fernan Gomez: Spanish actor, screenwriter, film director theater director and member of the Royal Spanish Academy for seven years.
- Elie Brousse: France sport Champion.
- John Chapman: Canadian physicist and engineer (d. 1979).
- Fernando Gómez: Spanish actor director and playwright (d. 2007).
- Nancy Kulp: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -- Actress (Miss Hathaway-Beverly Hillbillies).
- 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)
- Babe Ruth starts streak of an extra-base hit in 9 straight games
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1921 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Song of India - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- St. Louis Blues - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
- All By Myself - Frank Crumit
- Home Again Blues - Aileen Stanley
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