Saturday 26 April 1924
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Schwarz and H Browning Ross.
Safe and Sane, directed by Harold Beaudine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 April 1924
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1924 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Jack Schwarz: Dutch-American psychic healer and yoga teacher who performed a stage act to demonstrate control by piercing his arms and cheeks with skewers sustaining no physical injury.
- Russell Nype in Zion: Illinois, USA; singer/actor (Burton Farley - Dorothy).
- H Browning Ross: American long-distance running Olympian (d. 1998).
- Jacques Monfrin: French philologist, text editor, and historian who died in Paris on 11 December 1998.
- Browning Ross: American runner and soldier (d. 1998).
- Josef Labor: Composer, dies at 82.
- Harry Grindell Matthews demonstrates his quotdeath rayquot in London but fails to convince the British War Office.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'm Goin' South - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- You're in Kentucky Sure as You're Born - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Learn to Do the Strut - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra