On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1926

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige (19) debuts in the Negro Southern League for Chattanooga

  • British coal miners go on strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Lax, Hungarian Mathematician

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolaus Adriani, Dutch translator (Middle-Celebes Language), dies at 60
1926 Highlights

About May 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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