What Happened on March 1, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Stanley, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (Stanley Cup 1962-64, 67; NHL All-Star 1960, 61, 66; Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Timmins, Ontario (d. 2013)
  • Cesare Danova, Italian-American actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas, Garrison's Gorillas), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1992)

Pete Rozelle (1926-1996)

American football executive (NFL Commissioner 1960-89), born in South Gate, California

  • Robert Clary [Widerman], French-American actor (Hogan's Heroes - "Cpl LeBeau"; Days of Our Lives), singer, author, artist, lecturer, and Holocaust survivor, born in Paris, France (d. 2022) [1]
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Camilo Pessanha, Portuguese poet (Clepsydra), and Chinese translator, dies at 58 [1]
1926 Highlights

About March 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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