Wednesday 26 August 1931
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dane Skerl and Gordon Greig.
Waterloo Bridge, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Television Ghost.
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1931 ?
- 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
- Dane Skerl: Composer.
- Gordon Greig: Journalist.
- Guy Vander Jagt: (Rep-R-Michigan, 1966- ).
- Frank Farrelly: American psychotherapist with a private practice; famed for his clinical work, writing and international lectures.
- Giovanni Invernizzi: Italian soccer player and coach.
- Kálmán Markovits: Hungarian water polo player (d. 2009)
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