On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1926

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his theory of wave mechanics and presents what becomes known as the Schrödinger equation in quantum mechanics

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger
  • US Senate agrees to join World Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Fritz Spiegl, Austrian journalist (d. 2003)
  • Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (Cries & Whispers, Damned), born in Sollefteå, Sweden (d. 2004)
1926 Highlights

About January 27, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius