Friday 22 October 1926
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jan A de Jonge and James Holden.
Midnight Lovers, directed by John Francis Dillon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Famous Birthdays:22 October
- Jules Van de Hill: Belgian lawyer / politician.
- Student Wallace Whitehead repeatedly punches magician Harry Houdini in the abdomen, after asking if he had strong muscles, and receiving permission to punch him.
- J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.
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- Looking at the World Thro' Rose-Colored Glasses - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
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