Saturday 8 May 1926
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Attenborough and Don Rickles.
Sparrows, directed by William Beaudine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren 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 8 May 1926 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- David Attenborough: English broadcaster and naturalist.
- Don Rickles: Comedian.
- David Hurst
- Cedar Rapids (Iowa)
- Don Rickles in Queens: New York, USA; comedian (Don Rickles Show, CPO Sharkey).
- Pierre Broué: French historian and Trotskyist.
- Erico Menczer: Fiume, Italy -- Cinematographer (Chosen, Miranda).
- Richard F Attenborough: Environmentalist / zoologist (BBC).
- Ronald Waterhouse: High court judge.
- 1st flight over North Pole (Bennett & Byrd)
- Fire breaks out in Fenway Park
- A Philip Randolph organizes Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley - Johnny Marvin
- Always - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
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