On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1926

Historical Events

  • International Greyhound Racing Association formed (Miami, Fla)

Famous Birthdays

  • James Ingram Merrill, American poet/author (Scripts for the Pageant)
  • Joseph Anthony Ferrario, American Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu (1982-1993), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • Lys Assia, Swiss singer who won the 1st Eurovision Song Contest in 1956, born in Rupperswil, Switzerland (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 58
1926 Highlights

About March 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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