Wednesday 26 October 1921
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joe Fulks and George Houston.
The Sheik, directed by George Melford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
while The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield 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 October 1921 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Joe Fulks: American athlete, who played pro basketball for eight seasons, beginning in 1946.
- George Houston: Land economist.
- George Forrest: Northern Irish MP (d. 1968).
- Scotty Fitzgerald: American writer and journalist and member of noted family.
- Frido Frey: German-born athlete who played pro-basketball in the United States for one season, 1946-47.
- Solomon Porter Hood named minister to Liberia.
- The Chicago Theatre opens.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1921 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- They Needed a Song Bird in Heaven (So God Took Caruso Away) - Sam Ash
- All By Myself - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
- I'm Nobody's Baby - Marion Harris
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