Friday 12 February 1926
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Hamlyn and Joe Garagiola in Saint Louis.
Torrent, directed by Ricardo Cortez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping 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 12 February 1926 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Paul Hamlyn: English publisher / multi-millionaire (Octopus).
- Joe Garagiola in Saint Louis: Missouri, USA; sportscaster/host (Today Show).
- John Barrymore: American minor actor who claimed to be the illegitimate son of John Barrymore (he looked very much like Barrymore Sr.
- Tite Curet Alonso: Puerto Rican singer and composer of over 2,000 salsa songs.
- Donna Sneed: American nurse and astrologer.
- Rolf Brem: Swiss sculptor and illustrator (d. 2014)
- Charles Van Doren: American quiz show contestant
- Barendrecht soccer team forms
- The Irish minister for Justice, Kevin O'Higgins, appoints the Committee on Evil Literature.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Original Charleston - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Bam, Bam, Bamy Shore - Ted Lewis & His Band
- Sunny - George Olsen & His Orchestra
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