On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1926

Historical Events

  • Bertha Landes elected 1st woman mayor of Seattle

Famous Birthdays

  • Celso Garrido Lecca, Peruvian composer, born in Lima, Peru
  • Gerrit A. Kooy, Dutch sociologist (Apartheid & work in South Africa), born in Kedichem, The Netherlands
  • Joe Franklin, American radio host, TV personality and New York institution (The Joe Franklin Show), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
1926 Highlights

About March 9, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces