On This Day

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)

Person of interestPete Rozelle

Pete Rozelle, American football executive (NFL Commissioner 1960-89), born in South Gate, California (d. 1996)

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle
  • Robert Clary [Widerman], French-American actor, published author, artist and lecturer (LeBeau-Hogan's Heroes), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Camilo Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China), dies at 58
1926 Highlights

About March 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces