On This Day

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 "Girl Friend" premieres in NYC

Composer Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers
  • Spain & Brazil prevent Germany joining League of Nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Siegfried Lenz, German writer (Ein Kriegsende)

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksei Brusilov, Russian general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov Offensive, dies at 72
1926 Highlights

About March 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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