On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1926

Historical Events

  • De Geer government in Netherlands takes office

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Rendell, English jazz musician and arranger, born in Plymouth, Devon (d. 2015)
  • Fran Warren, American singer, (d. 2013)
  • James J. Eagan, Former Mayor of Florissant, Missouri (d. 2000)
  • Pascual PĂ©rez (boxing), Argentine flyweight boxer (d. 1977)

Person of interestRichard DeVos

Richard DeVos, American businessman who co-founded Amway, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 2018)

Co-founder of Amway Richard DeVos
Co-founder of Amway
Richard DeVos

1926 Highlights

About March 4, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces