Thursday July 22, 1926

US date format: 7/22/1926, UK date format: 22/7/1926

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 22, 1926). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Bryan Forbes and Peter Michael Grayson. The Bells, directed by James Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 22, 1926?


  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
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  • 108 degrees F (42 degrees C), Troy, New York (state record).
  • 105 degrees F (41 degrees C), Waterbury, Connecticut (state record).

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The Bells

The Bells

Directed by: James Young

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Caroline Frances Cooke, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Lorimer Johnston

Country: United States of America

Devil's Island

Devil's Island

Directed by: Frank O'Connor

Starring: Pauline Frederick, Marian Nixon, George J. Lewis, Richard Tucker



Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Ernest Torrence, Clara Bow, Percy Marmont, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

A Sea Dog's Tale

A Sea Dog's Tale

Directed by: Del Lord

Starring: Billy Bevan, Madeline Hurlock, Andy Clyde, Vernon Dent

Wedding Daze

Wedding Daze

Directed by: Michael Ian Black

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 22, 1926?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Valencia
  2. - I Wish I Had My Old Gal Back Again
  3. - Tamiami Trail

Days to next July 22

If July 22, 1926 is your birthday you're 94 years, 2 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 28 days.

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