Sunday 26 February 1928
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Aldonis Kalnins and Anatoli Vassilyevich Filipchenko.
A Girl in Every Port, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Aldonis Kalnins: Composer.
- Anatoli Vassilyevich Filipchenko: Russia -- Cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 16).
- Antoine "Fats" Domino in New Orleans: Louisiana; rhythm and blues pianist/singer ("Blueberry Hill").
- Paolo Ferrari: Italian actor who has appeared in 45 films since 1938.
- Ariel Sharon: Israeli military man, a war hero called "the Bulldozer" for his ability to mow down the enemy.
- Fats Domino: American musician
- Anatoly Filipchenko: Russian general pilot and astronaut
- Monique Leyrac: Canadian singer and actress
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