On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1926

Historical Events

  • Turkey allows civil marriage

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh, 1991-96, born in Shaistabad, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 2017)
  • Pat O'Sullivan, American golfer (Titleholders Championship 1951), born in Orange, Connecticut (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • John Hunn, American businessman and 51st Governor of Delaware, dies at 77
1926 Highlights

About September 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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