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 Nydia M E Ecury.
Saturday Afternoon, directed by Harry Edwards, 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 2 February 1926
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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.
- 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).
- Elaine Stritch in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actress (My Sister Eileen, Company).
- 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.
- Valéry Giscard d'Estaing: French financier and politician, the President of France 5/19/1974 succeeding Georges Pompidou.
- Vladimir Sukhomlinov: Russian general (Born 1848).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Original Charleston - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Bam, Bam, Bamy Shore - Ted Lewis & His Band