On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Denis Atkinson, West Indian cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955), born in Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados (d. 2001)
  • Michiel de Ruyter, Dutch jazz historian (Mister Jazz), born in Amsterdam (d. 1994)