On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1926

Historical Events

  • USGA legalizes steel shaft golf clubs

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Way Kendall, American physicist (Nobel 1990-pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • Jan KÅ™esadlo, Czech-British psychologist and writer, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1995)
1926 Highlights

About December 9, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius