Friday 16 April 1926
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Barbara Tizzard and Pierre Fabre.
For Heaven's Sake, directed by Sam Taylor, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 April 1926 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Barbara Tizzard: British educator.
- Pierre Fabre: French pharmaceutical and cosmetics executive and pharmacist, who founded Laboratoires Pierre Fabre in 1962.
- Book of the Month Club sends out its first selections Lolly Willowes and Loving Huntsman by Sylvia Townsend Warner.
- A train crash in San José, Costa Rica kills 178 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- That Certain Party - Ted Lewis & His Band
- Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue - Art Landry & His Orchestra
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