Wednesday 26 December 1928US date format: 12/26/1928, UK date format: 26/12/1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 26, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pat Montandon and Jacques Lesourne.
The Spieler, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 December 1928
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1928 ?
- First day of Kwanzaa
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- Pat Montandon: American writer, TV hostess, fashion expert and retail executive who rented a San Francisco house that became haunted in 1968; she moved into the house seven years prior, on 1/27/1960 at 7:00 PM.
- Jacques Lesourne
- Pierre Gress-Gyde: French boxer.
- Pierre Gress: France sport Champion.
- Bones Weatherly: American football linebacker who played four seasons with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.
- Martin Cooper: Entrepreneur.
- Johnny Weissmuller announces his retirement from amateur swimming.
- World record 10th wicket stand 307 (Alan Kippax / Hal Hooker) New South Wales versus Victoria.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1928 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Sweethearts On Parade - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- You're the Cream in My Coffee - Ted Weems & His Orchestra