On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1926

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Yoshihito [Taishō], 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47
1926 Highlights

About December 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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