Sunday 26 January 1930
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Harry "Buddy" Melges Jr and Anne Macfarlane.
Men Without Women, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Exile by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1930 ?
- 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.
- Anne Macfarlane: Master (Court of Protection).
- Harry "Buddy" Melges Jr: Wisconsin, United States -- Yachter (1964, 72 Olympics - Gold / Bronze Medals).
- A N: Solomons; chairman (Singer and Friedlander).
- Napoleon Abueva: Filipino sculptor.
- Jean-Clauda Corbel: Pont-L'Abb? physician.
- Cleveland's Terminal Tower opens (52 stories).
- The Indian National Congress declares 26 January as Independence Day or as the day for Poorna Swaraj (Complete Independence) which occurred 20 years later.
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