On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Gottfried Michael Koenig, German-Dutch composer, born in Magdeburg, Germany
  • Willi Unsoeld, American mountaineer (First ascent of the West Ridge of Mount Everest), born in Arcata, California (d. 1979)
1926 Highlights

About October 5, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra