Saturday 26 December 1925
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
A Woman of the Sea, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1925 ?
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Kwanzaa
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- Baron Baker: Activist.
- Claude Meillassoux: French neo-Marxist economic anthropologist and Africanist.
- Robert Watson: Passaic Writer.
- Etienne Garet: Stainville EXecutives.
- 1st East West football game at Ewing Park before 25,000 fans
- NHL record 141 shots as New York Americans (73) beat Pittsburgh Pirates (68) 3-1.
- Turkey adopts the Gregorian Calendar.
- The Great Sphinx of Giza is unearthed at the start of a complete excavation.
- The Australian state of Queensland introduces a 44-hour working week.
- New York City becomes the largest city in the world, taking the lead from London.
- The Thompson submachine gun sells for $175 in the 1925 Sears, Roebuck and Company mail order catalog.
- The National Football League adds 5 teams: the New York Giants, Detroit Panthers, Providence Steam Roller, a new Canton Bulldogs team, and the Pottsville Maroons.
- First Surrealist exhibition in Paris.
- In Germany, the Bauhaus moves to a building in Dessau designed by Walter Gropius.
- Lion Feuchtwanger's novel ''Jud Süß'' published.
- The Shueisha Publishing Company is founded in Tokyo.
- The Brisbane City Council, (Brisbane, Australia), is created from the amlgamation of 20 smaller cities, towns and shires.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1925 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Vernon Dalhart - The Death of Floyd Collins
- Brown Eyes, Why are You Blue? - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
- Alone at Last - Henry Burr
- I'm Knee Deep in Daisies (And Head Over Heels in Love) - George Olsen & His Orchestra
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