Thursday 26 August 1926
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alessandro D'Ottavio and Roger Delabassee.
3 Bad Men, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1926 ?
- 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
- Alessandro D'Ottavio: Italian boxer who won the bronze medal at the Olympic Games in 1948 for Italy in the 67 kg category.
- Roger Delabassee: Belgium sport Champion.
- Ruth Grossi: Germany Actor.
- Anahit Tsitsikian: Armenian violinist and educator (d. 1999).
- Robert Vickrey: American painter and author (d. 2011).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Girl Friend - George Olsen & His Orchestra
- I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (If I Knew I'd Find You) - Al Jolson
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