On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan assumes the throne upon his father, Emperor Yoshihito's, death

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Enrique Jorrín, Cuban composer and musician (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • Yoshihito [Taishō], 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47