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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1926: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1926?


Events

  • 02 Dec 1926 British prime minister Stanley Baldwin ends the martial law that had been declared due to general strike.
  • 03 Dec 1926 Manchester Guardian (German Reichswehr / Red Army work together)
  • 07 Dec 1926 Gas refrigerator patented.
  • 10 Dec 1926 1st radio broadcast in the Sprinfield area (WCBS)
  • 11 Dec 1926 Josephine Baker goes up in Amsterdam
  • 14 Dec 1926 Danish Madsen government forms.
  • 15 Dec 1926 Facist national symbol elevated in Italy.
  • 16 Dec 1926 Darius Milhauds opera Le Pauvre Matelot, premieres in Paris
  • 17 Dec 1926 KYA-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
  • 18 Dec 1926 Turkey converts to the Gregorian calendar, making 'tomorrow' January 1 1927
  • 20 Dec 1926 Pope Pius XI convicts fascist pursuit in Italy
  • 21 Dec 1926 Soccer team DOS Struggle forms
  • 23 Dec 1926 KEX-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
  • 25 Dec 1926 Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan, succeeding the Taisho Emperor.
  • 26 Dec 1926 Prince-regent Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan
  • 27 Dec 1926 Depot Square in Bronx renamed Botanical Square
  • 28 Dec 1926 Victoria all out for 1107 against NSW at the MCG Crowd 22,348
  • 29 Dec 1926 Victoria (1107) beat New South Wales (221 and 230) in cricket by an innings 656 runs.
  • 30 Dec 1926 Chicago Tribune reports the Tigers threw a 4-game series to the White Sox in 1917 to help Chicago win the pennant (never substaniated)

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Music charts

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

  1. - Black Bottom
  2. - Lucky Day
  3. - When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along
  4. - I Can't Get Over a Girl Like You (Loving a Boy Like Me)
  5. - Baby Face

Movies

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

The General

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

Country: United States of America

Flesh and the Devil

Flesh and the Devil

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Barbara Kent

Country: United States of America

The Cruise of the Jasper B

The Cruise of the Jasper B

Release year: 1926

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Mildred Harris, Snitz Edwards, Jack Ackroyd

Hotel Imperial

Hotel Imperial

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Mauritz Stiller

Starring: Pola Negri, James Hall, George Siegmann, Max Davidson