What Happened on March 17, 1926

Historical Events

  • Dutch Calvinists oust Rev J G Geelkerken over Genesis 3

Music Premiere

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "The Girl Friend", starring Sammy White and Eva Puck, opens at the Vanderbilt Theatre, NYC; runs for 301 performances

  • Spain & Brazil prevent Germany joining League of Nations
1926 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Siegfried Lenz, German writer (Ein Kriegsende)
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksei Brusilov, Russian general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov Offensive, dies at 72

About March 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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