What Happened on September 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 21st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (4-1), for their 7th straight championship
  • Aloha Tower dedicated in Honolulu
  • Spain leaves League of Nation due to Germany joining
  • Yanks' Bob Meusel ties record with 3 sacrifice flies

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Slote, author (Love & Tennis, Omega Station)
  • Eddie Miksis, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Gerrit van Niekerk Viljoen, South African minister of Legislation
  • Lee Richardson, actor (Sweet Lorraine, Fly 2, Tiger Warsaw), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Matsunosuke Onoe, Japanese actor (b. 1875)