On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1926

Historical Events

  • Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers

Famous Birthdays

  • Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano opera singer (Britten's "War Requiem"), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2012)
  • Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter, born in Peshawar, Pakistan (d. 2007)
  • Jimmy Heath "Little Bird", American jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • William "Biff" McGuire, American actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter), born in New Haven, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
1926 Highlights

About October 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 94 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio