On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1926

Historical Events

  • Belgian parliament accepts Locarno treaties

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Brockless, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Franco Evangelisti, Italian composer
  • Raf Reymen, Flemish actor (Huisvuil, Het glas water), born in Gent, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1990)
  • Stephen "Steve" Reeves, American professional bodybuilder, actor, and philanthropist (Hercules, Goliath, Sandokan), born in Glasgow, Montana (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCamillo Golgi

Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi

1926 Highlights

About January 21, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius