Tuesday 30 December 1924
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claude Chapeau .
The Last Laugh, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while Soundings by A. Hamilton 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 30 December 1924 ?
- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- Edwin Hubble announces existence of other galactic systems
- Astronomer Edwin Hubble announces that Andromeda, previously believed to be a nebula, is actually another galaxy, and that the Milky Way is only one of many such galaxies in the universe.
- International Union of Official Organizations for Tourist Propaganda.
- The powerful opiate hydromorphone is developed in Germany.
- Earl W. Bascom, rodeo cowboy and artist, designs and makes rodeo's first one-hand bareback rigging at Stirling, Alberta Canada.
- Alice Vanderbilt Morris, a wealthy heiress, founds the International Auxiliary Language Association in New York
- André Breton defines surrealism as ampquotpure psychic automatismampquot in the first Surrealist Manifesto.
- U.S. bootleggers begin to use Thompson submachine guns.
- The Earth Inductor Compass is invented in New York City.
- In the United States both the Renegade Period and the Apache Wars end which brings the American Indian Wars to a close after 302 years.
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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