Sunday 26 August 1928
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marcello Ciolli and Naim Kattan.
Our Dancing Daughters, directed by Harry Beaumont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while The Greene Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1928 ?
- 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
- Naim Kattan: Canadian novelist and essayist.
- Marcello Ciolli: Italy sport Champion.
- Peter Appleyard: English-Canadian vibraphone player and composer (d. 2013).
- Naïm Kattan: Iraqi-Canadian author and critic.
- Om Munjal: Indian businessman and philanthropist co-founded Hero Cycles (d. 2015).
- Yvette Vickers: American model actress and singer (d. 2010).
- May Donoghue finds the remains of a snail in her gingerbeer, launching Donoghue v. Stevenson.
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