Monday 25 October 1926
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Biff McGuire in New Haven and Claude Perdriel.
Fear o' God, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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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Which were the important events of 25 October 1926 ?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
- Kazakhstan - Republic Day
- Biff McGuire in New Haven: Connecticut, USA; actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter).
- Claude Perdriel: French business leader, the owner-manager of the Perdriel Group that publishes Le Nouvel Observateur, Sciences et Avenir, Challenges, Rue89 and during 1970-1980, the Paris daily Le Matin de Paris.
- Ismail Gulgee: Pakistani painter and sculptor (d. 2007).
- Jimmy Heath: American saxophonist and composer (Heath Brothers).
- Galina Vishnevskaya: Leningrad, Russia -- Soprano (Madama Butterfly).
- Frederick JR Zech: Composer, dies at 68.
- Harry Houdini is operated on in Detroit, Michigan, and is found to have a gangrenous ruptured appendix. Doctors realize he will die soon.
- Lester Patrick becomes first coach and general manager of New York Rangers.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1926 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- How Many Times? - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
- The Birth Of The Blues - Harry Richman
- Baby Face - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
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