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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1926?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1926 Flood in Rhine strikes Cologne, Germany.
  • 03 Jan 1926 Theodoros Pangalos declares himself dictator in Greece.
  • 04 Jan 1926 Theodorus Pangalos resigns as Greek dictator.
  • 05 Jan 1926 James Cox of Ford Motors announces 8 hour day and $5 daily minimum wage
  • 06 Jan 1926 Kees Boeke opens first comprehensive school in Holland.
  • 12 Jan 1926 The two-man comedy series "Sam 'n' Henry" debuts on Chicago's WGN radio station. The creators and the stars of the new radio program are Freeman Gosden and Charles Carrell.
  • 16 Jan 1926 A ''BBC'' radio play about a worker's revolution causes a panic in London.
  • 17 Jan 1926 George Burns marries Gracie Allen
  • 21 Jan 1926 The Belgian Parliament accepts the Locarno treaties.
  • 22 Jan 1926 Belgian chief of staff General Maglinse quits.
  • 26 Jan 1926 Television first demonstrated (John L Baird, London England).
  • 27 Jan 1926 1st public demonstration of television, John L Baird, London
  • 29 Jan 1926 Eugene O'Neill's ''The Great God Brown'' opens at the Greenwich Theatre.
  • 31 Jan 1926 British and Belgian troops leave Cologne.

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Movies

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Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

The General

The General

Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

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

Country: United States of America

Faust

Faust

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard

Country: United States of America

Flesh and the Devil

Flesh and the Devil

Directed by: Clarence Brown

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

Country: United States of America

Up in Mabel's Room

Up in Mabel's Room

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marie Prevost, Harrison Ford, Phyllis Haver, Harry Myers