On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1895

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Italian general Oreste Baratieri lands in Massawa, Eritrea

Famous Birthdays

  • Fay Holden, British actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1973)
  • J├╝rgen Stroop, SS General during World War II and commander of Nazi forces during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, born in Detmold, Germany (d. 1952)