On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1926

Historical Events

Historic Event

Detective novelist Agatha Christie mysteriously disappears for 11 days

  • Manchester Guardian (German Reichswehr/Red Army work together)

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Otte, German composer and pianist (The Book of Sounds, Book of Hours), born in Plauen, Germany (d. 2007)
  • Walter OrmeƱo, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (Peru 1949-57; Boca Juniors, Rosario Central), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Ringling, American circus owner (Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus), dies at 63
1926 Highlights

About December 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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