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 Claus von Bülow and J R S Fincham.
The Duchess of Buffalo, directed by Sidney Franklin, 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 11 August 1926
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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
- Claus von Bülow: Danish-English lawyer.
- J R S Fincham: Geneticist.
- Johnny Van Derrick: Jazz violinist.
- Claus von Bulow: Danish-born British socialite.
- Bernard Ashley: English fashion designer / President (Laura Ashley).
- Claude Engerand: Remiremont Military man.
- Aaron Klug: Lithuanian-English chemist and biophysicist Nobel Prize laureate.
- 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.
- Cleveland Indians' Tris Speaker hits his 700th MLB double.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Bye Bye, Blackbird - Nick Lucas
- Am I Wasting My Time on You? - Lewis James
- The Blue Room - Melody Sheiks (Sam Lanin & His Orchestra)
- But I Do, You Know I Do - Ruth Etting