On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1926

Historical Events

  • 1st congress of Pan European Movement (Pan-Europese Beweging) opens in Vienna
  • English long distance runner Violet Piercy sets first recognised female marathon record in 3:40:22 on the Polytechnic Marathon course between Windsor and London

Famous Birthdays

  • Marques Haynes, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame guard (Harlem Globetrotters), born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma (d. 2015)
1926 Highlights

About October 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra