On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1926

Historical Events

  • Austria government of Seipel, forms
  • Philip Barry's play "White Wings!" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed McBain [Evan Hunter], American writer (Blackboard Jungle), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jean Peters, American actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Karl Richter, German composer and conductor, born in Plauen, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Michel Foucault, French philosopher and historian (The History of Sexuality), born in Poitiers, France (d. 1984)
1926 Highlights

About October 15, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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