Friday 26 October 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claude Tchou and Robert Hinde.
The Extra Girl, directed by F. Richard Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim 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 1923 ?
- 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
- Claude Tchou: French publisher, born of a Belgian mother and a Chinese father, the Chinese ambassador in Europe.
- Robert Hinde: English zoologist and academic.
- Dutch 2nd Chamber rejects Fleet laws (50-49 vote)
- In Persia, Reza Khan becomes Ahmad Shah Qajar's prime minister.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dirty Hands! Dirty Face! - Marion Harris
- T'ain't Nobody's Biz-Ness if I Do - Bessie Smith
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