Saturday 17 April 1926
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arthur Hockaday and Michael Vernon.
For Heaven's Sake, directed by Sam Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren 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 17 April 1926 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Arthur Hockaday: director-General (Commonwealth War Graves Commission).
- Michael Vernon: CEO (RNLI).
- Eugene Forrester: American military, major general.
- Joan Lorring: Hong Kong-American actress and singer (d. 2014).
- Gerry McNeil: Canadian ice hockey player and manager (d. 2004).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Song of the Vagabonds - Dennis King
- My Castle in Spain - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
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