Wednesday 24 November 1926
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Owen and Alfred "Fred" Benavente.
Twinkletoes, directed by Charles Brabin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos 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 24 November 1926 ?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Alan Owen: English author (Maggie May, Ronnie Barker Show).
- Alfred "Fred" Benavente: Director / actor (Farce Majeur).
- Tsung-Dao Lee: Chinese-American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- KVI-AM in Seattle Washington begins radio transmissions
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1926 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Birth of the Blues - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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