On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1926

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oil field accident costs aviator Wiley Post his left eye, uses the settlement money to buy his 1st aircraft

Aviator Wiley Post
Wiley Post

1926 Highlights

About October 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra