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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1926.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1926: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1926?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1926 Battles between Druzen and French in Damascus
  • 03 Aug 1926 Traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus
  • 05 Aug 1926 1st talkie movie Don Juan at Warner Theatre, New York
  • 06 Aug 1926 Don Juan with John Barrymore shown
  • 10 Aug 1926 Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
  • 11 Aug 1926 Cleveland Indians' Tris Speaker hits his 700th MLB double.
  • 17 Aug 1926 Greek-Serbian / Croatian / Slavs peace treaty signed
  • 18 Aug 1926 Weather map televised for 1st time
  • 20 Aug 1926 Uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia
  • 22 Aug 1926 Gold is discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • 23 Aug 1926 40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97)
  • 25 Aug 1926 Pavlos Koundouris becomes President of Greece
  • 28 Aug 1926 Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1926?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Cherie, I Love You
  2. - Bye Bye, Blackbird
  3. - Poor Papa
  4. - Spanish Shawl
  5. - Lonesome and Sorry

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Little Foxes

The Little Foxes

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Country: United States of America

My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America

The Help

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

Sling Blade

Sling Blade

Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Country: United States of America

Notorious

Notorious

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Country: United States of America