Tuesday 20 April 1926
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Harriett Elizabeth and Press Roberts.
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 20 April 1926 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Harriett Elizabeth: Byrd; politician (Wyoming House of Representatives).
- Press Roberts: American astrologer, the author of "Signs and Parts in Plain English" with Don Borkowski, in late 1975, published by Vulcan Press 1976.
- 1st check sent by radio facsimile transmission across Atlantic
- Western Electric and Warner Bros. announce Vitaphone, a process to add sound to film.
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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