On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ignacy Mocicki elected President of Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Griffith, American actor, comedian, television producer, Southern gospel singer, and writer (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock), born in Mount Airy, North Carolina (d. 2012)

Person of interestMarilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jean Mortenson], American actress (Some Like It Hot), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1962)

Famous Deaths

  • Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer, dies at 64