Wednesday 26 August 1925
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sangharakshita and Bobby Ball.
The Mystic, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
while The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton Porter 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 26 August 1925 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Sangharakshita: Indian religious figure.
- Bobby Ball: American racecar driver.
- Alain Peyrefitte: French scholar and politician.
- Alain Peyreefltte: Najac Politician.
- Jack Hirshleifer: American economist and academic (d. 2005).
- Pyotr Todorovsky: Ukrainian-Russian director screenwriter and cinematographer (d. 2013)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1925 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Pal of My Cradle Days - Lewis James
- If You Knew Susie (Like I Know Susie) - Cliff Edwards
- Ukelele Lady - Vaughn De Leath
- John Peel - Associated Glee Clubs of America
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