What Happened on September 23, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist and composer (Blue Train), born in Hamlet, North Carolina (d. 1967)

Jazz Musician John Coltrane
Jazz Musician
John Coltrane