Tuesday 10 August 1926
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie-Claire Alain and Edwin James Nairn Carr.
The Scarlet Letter, directed by Victor Seastrom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 10 August 1926 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Marie-Claire Alain: French organist and organ teacher best known for her prolific recording career.
- Edwin James Nairn Carr: Composer.
- Julian Armistead: American astrologer.
- Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Spanish Shawl - Blossom Seeley
- Lonesome and Sorry - Ruth Etting
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?