Saturday 1 May 1926
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
She, directed by Leander De Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Which were the important events of 1 May 1926 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
- James Mc: Appleton Actor.
- François Chatel: French journalist and TV-radio presenter, father of singer Philippe Chatel.
- Jos Ghysen: Belgian writer, radio journalist.
- Peter Lax: Hungarian-American mathematician and academic.
- Lily Vincent: Belgian singer.
- James McKenzie: American actor and theater producer. He died on 20 February 2002.
- Nicolaus Adriani: translator (Middle-Celebes Language), dies at age 60.
- Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves deadlock at 1-1 in 26 innings
- Satchel Paige makes pitching debut in US Negro Southern League.
- British coal-miners go on strike.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- That Certain Feeling - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- I Love My Baby - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
- Only a Rose - Carolyn Thompson
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