Sunday 22 August 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marc Bohan and Ümit Oğuzcan.
Beau Geste, directed by Herbert Brenon, 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 22 August 1926
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1926 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Marc Bohan: French fashion designer, best known for his 30 year career at the house of Dior.
- Ümit Oğuzcan: Turkish poet and author (d. 1984).
- Charles William Elliot: President of Harvard University (1869-1909), dies at age 92.
- Gold is discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- In Greece, Georgios Kondylis ousts Theodoros Pangalos.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Girl Friend - George Olsen & His Orchestra
- I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (If I Knew I'd Find You) - Al Jolson