On This Day

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], composer flautist/musicologist
  • Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)
1926 Highlights

About January 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn