Tuesday 26 August 1930
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joe Solomon .
Animal Crackers, directed by Victor Heerman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder 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 1930 ?
- 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
- Joe Solomon: Guyanese cricketer and coach.
- Lon Chaney: American actor who was called the "man of a thousand faces" and best known for horror films.
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