Monday 20 December 1926
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Levine and Sir Geoffrey Howe.
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..
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1926 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- David Levine: US painter.
- Sir Geoffrey Howe: British politician.
- Otto Graf Lambsdorff: German politician.
- Raymond Dot: French athlete, an award winning gymnast at the Olympics, London 1948.
- Geoffrey Howe: Welsh lawyer and politician Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 2015).
- Otto Lambsdorff: German lawyer and politician German Federal Minister of Economics (d. 2009)
- Cards trade Rogers Hornsby to Giants for Frankie Frisch and Jimmy Ring
- Pope Pius XI convicts fascist pursuit in Italy
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
- Baby Face - Whispering Jack Smith
- Why Do Ya Roll Those Eyes? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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