On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1926

Historical Events

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:20.4)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Birthdays

  • Meyer Kupferman, American composer (In Fimi Tres), born in NYC, New York
1926 Highlights

About July 13, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer