On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1926

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

Chiang Kai-shek appointed to national-revolutionary supreme commander in China

  • Coup under General Sinel de Cordes in Portugal

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Roy Mottelson, American-Danish physicist (Nobel 1975), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mathilde Krim, American medical researcher and founding chairman of amfAR (Foundation for AIDS Research), born in Como, Italy (d. 2018)
  • Murphy Anderson, American comic artist (DC Comics), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 2015)
1926 Highlights

About July 9, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer