Monday 12 July 1926
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tiberio Mitri and Beah Richards.
The Son of the Sheik, directed by Geo. Fitzmaurice, 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 12 July 1926 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Tiberio Mitri: Italian boxer, a dramatic and exciting grand champion.
- Beah Richards: Vicksburg, Mississippi -- Actress / playwright (Big Shot, Generation).
- Al Grassby: Australian journalist and politician, born of Spanish-Irish parents in Brisbane and educated at a dozen schools around the world and the U. of South West England.
- Charles Wood: English playwright and screenwriter.
- Guomindangleger draws against warlord Wu Peifu
- Paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:26.2)
- A lightning strike destroys an ammunition depot in Dover, New Jersey.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Sugar - Ethel Waters
- There's a Blue Ridge in My Heart, Virginia - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
- Mary Lou - Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra
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