Monday 3 May 1926
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ann B Davis and Gérard Saumade.
She, directed by Leander De Cordova, 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 3 May 1926 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Ann B Davis
- Gérard Saumade
- Jimmy Cleveland
- Adolph Posnick: Canadian executive and CEO of Ferro, a specialty materials maker.
- Matt Baldwin: Canadian curler and engineer.
- Herbert Blau: American engineer and academic (d. 2013).
- Ann Davis: American actress and comedienne, known for her role as Schultzy in the TV sitcom "The Bob Cummings Show.
- Jane Fitch: American astrologer, a self-taught astrology buff for the past 23 years.
- Napoleon V Bonaparte: French pretender to the throne, dies at age 63.
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Sinclair Lewis (Arrowsmith)
- British general strike-3 million workers support miners.
- US marines land in Nicaragua (9 months after leaving), stay until 1933.
- the coal miners are locked-out in Britain.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Only a Rose - Carolyn Thompson
- I Love My Baby - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
- That Certain Feeling - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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