Tuesday 2 February 1926
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Valery Giscard d'Estaing and Elaine Stritch in Detroit.
Torrent, directed by Ricardo Cortez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1926 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Valery Giscard d'Estaing: French politician.
- Elaine Stritch in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actress (My Sister Eileen, Company).
- Nydia M E Ecury: Arubian poet / actress (Kantika pa Mama Tera).
- Wanda Lewis in Struther: Ohio, USA; actress (This is Music, Paul Dixon Show).
- Miguel Cardinal: Obando y Bravo; first Central American cardinal (Nicaragua).
- Valéry Giscard d'Estaing: French financier and politician, the President of France 5/19/1974 succeeding Georges Pompidou.
- Mimi Perrin: French jazz pianist and singer, and translator.
- Valéry Giscard: Koblenz - Germany Politician.
- Valéry d'Estaing: French academic and politician 20th President of France.
- Vladimir Sukhomlinov: Russian general (Born 1848).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Who? - George Olsen & His Orchestra
- You Forgot to Remember - Henry Burr
- Cecilia - Whispering Jack Smith
- Keep Your Skirts Down, Mary Ann - Billy Murray & Aileen Stanley
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