Wednesday 11 August 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Ashley and J R S Fincham.
The Scarlet Letter, directed by Victor Seastrom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos 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 11 August 1926 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Bernard Ashley: English fashion designer / President (Laura Ashley).
- J R S Fincham: Geneticist.
- Johnny Van Derrick: Jazz violinist.
- Claus von Bulow: Danish-born British socialite.
- Claus Bülow: Danish nobleman, tall, handsome with exquisite manners and elegant dress, the prime suspect in the mystery of his wealthy wife's fall into a coma.
- Claude Engerand: Remiremont Military man
- Aaron Klug: Lithuanian-English chemist and biophysicist Nobel Prize laureate
- Claus von Bülow: Danish-English lawyer
- Cleveland Indians' Tris Speaker hits his 700th MLB double.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Lonesome and Sorry - Ruth Etting
- Spanish Shawl - Blossom Seeley
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