Thursday 14 January 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Warren Mitchell and Harold Wolpe.
The Sea Beast, directed by Millard Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
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- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Warren Mitchell: English actor and screenwriter (d. 2015).
- Harold Wolpe: sociologist lawyer/South African activist.
- Frank Aletter in Long Island: New York, USA; actor (Mac - It's About Time, Tom - Nancy).
- Thomas Tryon in Hartford: Connecticut, USA; actor/novelist (I Married a Monster from Outer Space, Cardinal, All That Glitters).
- Gegè Di Giacomo: Italian singer and drummer, nicknamed Gegè, who had a long collaboration with musician Renato Carosone.
- Frank Aletter: American character actor (Born 1926).
- Tom Tryon: Hartford, Connecticut -- Actor (Cardinal, All That Glitters).
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