Tuesday 26 January 1926
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julien Lauprêtre and Charles Tidbury.
The Sea Beast, directed by Millard Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine 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 1926 ?
- 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.
- Julien Lauprêtre: French president of the 'Secours populaire français' since 1958.
- Charles Tidbury: Former Chairman (Whitbread & Company).
- Jose Maria Valverde: Philosopher poet / translator.
- Ronnie Hilton: Singer (Moonraker).
- Eliane Monceau: France Actor.
- John Flannagan: American soldier and sculptor (d. 1942).
- Television first demonstrated (John L Baird, London England).
- John Logie Baird demonstrates a mechanical television system.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Don't Wake Me Up, Let Me Dream - Howard Lanin & His Orchestra
- Dinah - Ethel Waters
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