On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1926

Historical Events

  • KEX-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Raymond Daveluy, Canadian organist (St. Joseph's Montreal, 1960-2002), composer and educator, born in Victoriaville, Quebec (d. 2016)
  • Robert Bly, American poet & essayist (Loving a Woman in 2 Worlds), born in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota
  • Ron Gowans, Australian jazz saxophonist, born in Sydney (d. 2009)
1926 Highlights

About December 23, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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