What Happened on December 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Prince-regent Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan (1926-1989) upon the death of his father Yoshihito

Famous Birthdays

  • Enrique Jorrín, Cuban composer and musician (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • Yoshihito [Taishō], 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47