Wednesday 17 February 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Friedrich Cerha and Lee Hoiby.
Wandering Papas, directed by Stan Laurel, 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 February 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1926 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Friedrich Cerha: Composer.
- Lee Hoiby: Madison, Wisconsin -- Composer (1957 Arts & Letters).
- Lee Hoiby in Madison: Wisconsin, USA; composer (1957 Arts and Letters).
- Egisto Pandolfini: Italy sport Champion.
- Avalanche buries 75 people in Sap Gulch in Bingham, Utah, USA; 40 die.
- Tennis star Suzanne Lenglen beats Helen Wills in their only match, at Cannes, France.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I Ain't Got Nobody - Bessie Smith
- Sleepy Time Gal - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
- Show Me the Way to Go Home - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra