Thursday 22 July 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Michael Grayson and Bryan Forbes.
Mantrap, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson 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 22 July 1926 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Peter Michael Grayson: Showman.
- Bryan Forbes: English actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 2013).
- Wolfgang Iser: German scholar literary theorist (d. 2007).
- Cin Red Curt Walker ties record of 2 triples in an inning
- 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 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Louis Armstrong - Muskrat Ramble
- Reaching for the Moon - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
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