Sunday 24 October 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Y A Tittle and Rafael Azcona.
Midnight Lovers, directed by John Francis Dillon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren 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 October 1926 ?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Y A Tittle: AAFC / NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, New York Giants, MVP 1963).
- Rafael Azcona: Spanish author and screenwriter (d. 2008).
- Y Tittle: American football player.
- Magician Harry Houdini performs in Detroit, Michigan, but collapses during intermissions from stomach pain.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Baby Face - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
- The Birth Of The Blues - Harry Richman
- How Many Times? - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
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