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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 22, 1926?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Ben Selvin & His Orchestra - Valencia
- Al Jolson - I Wish I Had My Old Gal Back Again
- Ben Selvin & His Orchestra - Tamiami Trail