Saturday 26 April 1924
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 26, 1924). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Schwarz and H Browning Ross.
Kriemhild's Revenge, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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