On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Italian sub "Sebastiano Veniero" lost off Sicily with 54 dead

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Olympia Fields CC: Defending champion Walter Hagen defeats Bill Mehlhorn, 6 & 5 in the final; 3rd PGA crown overall, and 7th of his 11 major titles

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Walter Hagen

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Shantz, American baseball player (1952 AL MVP), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Marty Robbins, American country singer (Devil Woman, I Walk Alone), born in Glendale, Arizona (d. 1982)
  • Norm Dussault, American-Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2012)