Tuesday 26 January 1926
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Charles Tidbury and Jose Maria Valverde.
The Sea Beast, directed by Millard Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1926 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Charles Tidbury: Former Chairman (Whitbread & Company).
- Jose Maria Valverde: Philosopher poet / translator.
- Ronnie Hilton: Singer (Moonraker).
- Julien Lauprêtre: French president of the 'Secours populaire français' since 1958.
- Eliane Monceau: France Actor.
- Farman Fatehpuri: Pakistani linguist and scholar (d. 2013)
- Joseph Fraser: Jr. American architect and businessman co-founded the Sea Pines Company (d. 2014)
- John Flannagan: American soldier and sculptor (d. 1942).
- Television first demonstrated (John L Baird, London England).
- John Logie Baird demonstrates a mechanical television system.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dinah - Ethel Waters
- Don't Wake Me Up, Let Me Dream - Howard Lanin & His Orchestra
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