Friday 8 January 1926
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kerwin Mathews and Soupy Sales.
Alice's Balloon Race, directed by Walt Disney, 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 8 January 1926
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1926 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Kerwin Mathews: American actor (Born 1926).
- Soupy Sales: American comedian, clever and imaginative, a popular figure on early TV, raised pie-throwing to an art form, having supposedly tossed 19,000 of them during his show business career.
- Milton "Soupy Sales" Hines in North Carolina: USA; comedian (Soupy Sales Show).
- Kerwin Matthews: American actor, the dashing hero of adventure pictures in the late '50s and early '60s, leaving his early career as a school teacher.
- Evelyn Lear [Shulman]: Brooklyn, New York -- Soprano.
- Kelucharan Mohapatra: Indian dancer and choreographer (d. 2004).
- Hanae Mori: Japanese fashion designer.
- Evelyn Lear: American operatic soprano (d. 2012).
- Jani Christou: Greek composer.
- Emile Paladilhe: Composer, dies at 81.