Sunday 9 May 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alistair MacFarlane principal (Heriot-Watt University and Francis Kennedy.
Mum's the Word, directed by Leo McCarey, 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 9 May 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1926 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Francis Kennedy: British diplomat.
- Alistair MacFarlane principal (Heriot-Watt University: England).
- Joshua Hassan: chief minister (Gibralter).
- Robin Cooke: president (New Zealand Court of Appeal).
- John Murry: Jr.
- Joseph Mallaby Dent: Publisher.
- Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole (later discovery of Byrd's diary seems to indicate that this did not happen).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Always - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
- Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley - Johnny Marvin