Tuesday 26 January 1937
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include S J and Gerrit Gerritse.
The Good Earth, directed by Sidney Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Northwest Passage (novel) by Kenneth Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cook's Night Out.
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- 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.
- S J: B Langdale; Headmaster (Shrewsbury School).
- Gerrit Gerritse: Dutch Member of Parliament (CDA).
- Joseph Saidu Momoh: Sierra Leone political leader (d. 2003).
- Joseph Momoh: Sierra Leonean soldier and politician 2nd President of Sierra Leone (d. 2003).
- The U.S. state of Michigan celebrates its Centennial Anniversary of statehood.
- The Ohio River floods.
- The Soviet Union executes 31 people for alleged Trotskyism.
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