Monday 1 March 1926
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pete Rozelle and Robert Clary.
The Black Pirate, directed by Albert Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 March 1926
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Which were the important events of 1 March 1926 ?
- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
- Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
- Iceland - This day is called the Beer Day, but this day in 1989 beer was allowed again.
- Martisor - a seasonal holiday in Romania.
- Baba Marta - a Bulgarian custom when the Martenitsa is worn for good health and luck symbolizing the beginning of the spring season in Bulgaria.
- Eight Hours Day - Tasmania, Australia.
- Saint Albin
- Labour day - Western Australia.
- Saint Swidbert
- Bah�'f Faith - Last Day (4 or 5) of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- World Day of Prayer.
- Roman Empire - The sacred fire of Rome was renewed (See Vesta).
- Roman Empire - New Year.
- World Civil Defense Day - This Day commemorates the entry into force in 1972 of the ICDO Constitution as an inter-governmental organisation. 
- Roman Empire - Matronalia in honor of Juno.
- Independence Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Saint Monan, largely legendary Scottish saint.
- Pete Rozelle: American sport publicist for the USF before he became the Los Angeles Rams publicist in 1957.
- Robert Clary: French-American actor and author.
- Cesare Danova: American television and film actor (Born 1926).
- Allan Stanley: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2013).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Then I'll be Happy - Whispering Jack Smith
- That Certain Party - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
- Gene Austin - I Never Knew
- Henry Burr & Billy Murray - I Wonder Where My Baby is To-night?