On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1926

Historical Events

  • Kirghiz Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Kirghiz ASSR
  • Land at Broadway & Wall Street sold at a record $7 per sq inch

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Johnson, British historian, born in Edinburgh (d. 2005)
  • Peter Crill, Bailiff of Jersey
  • Stuart Whitman, American actor (Capt Apache, Ransom, Cimarron Strip), born in San Francisco, California
  • Vivian Maier, American street photographer unknown until her death, born in New York City (d. 2009)
1926 Highlights

About February 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius