Thursday 26 January 1922
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Bentine and Sean Flanagan.
Satanas, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett 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 January 1922 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Michael Bentine: British comedian, a member of the famous Goons show, a music and sketches ensemble which began in 1951 on radio.
- Sean Flanagan: Irish Gaelic footballer and politician (d. 1993).
- Roger Remery: Seveux EXecutives.
- Seán Flanagan: Irish footballer and politician 7th Irish Minister for Health (d. 1993).
- Ellen Vogel: Dutch actress (d. 2015).
- Luigi Denza composer: dies at age 75.
- Italian forces occupy Misrata in Libya. The reconquest of Libya begins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1922 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ma! - Ted Lewis & His Band
- Bimini Bay - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
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