What Happened on January 1, 1926

Historical Events

  • 12th Rose Bowl: Alabama beats Washington, 20-19
  • Flood in Rhine strikes Cologne

Famous Birthdays

  • Claire Polin (Schaff), American contemporary classical, composer flautist, and musicologist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • Richard Verreau, French-Canadian operatic tenor, born in Château-Richer, Québec (d. 2005)
1926 Highlights

About January 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

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