What Happened on December 12, 1926

Historical Events

Music Concert

Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Piano concert premieres in Leningrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Davidson, New Zealand yacht designer (Black Magic 1995; Team New Zealand 2000; America's Cup HOF 2007), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77
1926 Highlights

About December 12, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius