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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1923.
The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1923: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1923?


Events

  • 02 Aug 1923 Former US President Warren Harding dies at Palace Hotel, San Francisco, California.
  • 03 Aug 1923 Baseball games cancelled following the death of President Harding
  • 09 Aug 1923 New York State Golf Association formed.
  • 11 Aug 1923 Dutch Premier de Geer resigns
  • 12 Aug 1923 Dutch AR-leader Coair replaces De Geer as Minister of Finances
  • 13 Aug 1923 Germany: Gustav Stresemann becomes Premier of coalition government
  • 15 Aug 1923 Eamon de Valera arrested in Irish Free State
  • 18 Aug 1923 37th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (62 61)
  • 20 Aug 1923 London harbor strike ends
  • 22 Aug 1923 Paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4)
  • 23 Aug 1923 Capt. Lowell Smith and Lt. John P. Richter performed the first mid-air refueling on De Havilland DH-4B, setting an endurance flight record of 37 hours.
  • 24 Aug 1923 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3 mile (14:11.2)
  • 30 Aug 1923 Hurricane season begins, with a tropical storm northeast of Turks and Caicos.
  • 31 Aug 1923 League of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German)

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1923?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Swingin' Down the Lane
  2. - Aggravatin' Papa
  3. - Who's Sorry Now?
  4. - Morning Will Come
  5. - Louisville Lou

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Release year: 1923

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Kate Lester

Country: United States of America

The White Sister

The White Sister

Release year: 1923

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane, J. Barney Sherry

Country: United States of America

Bluebeard's 8th Wife

Bluebeard's 8th Wife

Release year: 1923

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Huntley Gordon, Charles Greene, Lianne Salvor

Why Worry?

Why Worry?

Release year: 1923

Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen, Wallace Howe

Country: United States of America

Good Luck

Good Luck

Release year: 1923

Directed by: Ivan Abramson, Sidney M. Goldin

Starring: Molly Picon, Jacob Kalich, Sidney M. Goldin, Laura Glucksman