What Happened on October 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday

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, NBA player and hall of famer (World's Greatest Dribbler, Harlem Globetrotters), born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma (d. 2015)