Sunday 26 September 1926
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julie London and Gérard Sabbat.
The Temptress, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren 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 September 1926 ?
- Julie London: American breathy blues singer and actress.
- Gérard Sabbat
- Giuseppi Chiari: Composer.
- Imre Vincze: Composer.
- Julie London in Santa Rosa: California, USA; actress (Nurse McCall - Emergency).
- Louis Bancel: French sculptor.
- Philippe Heduy: French right-wing writer, author of the book "Algérie française 1942-1962" (1980) in which he argues that France should never have accorded independence to Algeria.
- Manfred Mayrhofer: Austrian philologist and academic (d. 2011).
- Buland Al Haidary: Poet.
- Shortest double header, New York Yankees lose 6-1 in 72 minutes and lose again 6-2 in 55 minutes to the Saint Louis Browns. New York Yankees had already clinched pennant.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Lost Your Head Blues - Bessie Smith
- Baby Face - Jan Garber & His Orchestra
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