What Happened on July 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Canada restores gold standard

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Hahn, German automotive executive
  • Delmar Watson, American child actor (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Heidi, Annie Oakley), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2008)
  • Franclaois-Regis Bastide, writer/broadcaster
  • Robert Fogel, American economic historian and Nobel laureate, born in NYC, New York