Sunday July 11, 1926
US date format: 7/11/1926, UK date format: 11/7/1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Rodolfo Arizaga and Ralph D Abernathy.
A Sea Dog's Tale, directed by Del Lord, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 11, 1926?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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- Gertrude M L Bell: British archaeologist (Desert & Sown),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 11, 1926?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra - There's a Blue Ridge in My Heart, Virginia
- Ethel Waters - Sugar
- Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra - Mary Lou