Friday 17 December 1926
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patrice Wymore and Patrice Wymore in Miltonville.
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 December 1926
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1926 ?
- Patrice Wymore: American actress and noted spouse, she was married to actor Errol Flynn.
- Patrice Wymore in Miltonville: Kansas, USA; actress (The Big Tree).
- Allan Cox: American geophysicist.
- W White: American electrical engineer, industrial management specialist and CEO of American Electric Power, a coal to electricity conversion power plants.
- Jeremy Brooks: Writer.
- John Krebs: American lawyer and politician (d. 2014).
- Stephen Lewis: English actor director screenwriter and playwright (d. 2015).
- Ray Jablonski: American baseball player (Born 1926).
- German Marx government falls due to cooperation with red army
- KYA-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
- Lithuanian military state under General Augustine Woldemaras.
- Antanas Smetona assumes power in Lithuania as the 1926 coup d'etat is successful.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
- Why Do Ya Roll Those Eyes? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Baby Face - Whispering Jack Smith