Tuesday 29 June 1926
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Jaber and James K Baxter.
Faces of Children, directed by Jacques Feyder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926
while The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson 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 29 June 1926 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Jaber
- James K Baxter
- James Baxter: New Zealand writer, a poet, dramatist, literary critic and social commentator.
- Bob Lavoy: American athlete, played pro basketball from 1951-1954 for the Indianapolis Olympians, the Milwaukee Hawks and the Syracuse Nationals.
- Jaber Al-Sabah: Kuwaiti ruler 3rd Emir of Kuwait (d. 2006).
- Carter Woodson wins Springarn Medal for research of Black history
- Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1926 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Governor's Pardon - Vernon Dalhart
- Valencia - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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