On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1926

Historical Events

  • Hurricane hits Miami, kills 250
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis: Frenchman RenĂ© Lacoste wins first of 2 straight US titles; beats countryman Jean Borotra 6-4, 6-0, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Toski, American golfer, instructor (PGA Tour leading money winner 1954), born in Haydenville, Massachusetts
  • Bud Greenspan, American documentary maker (Olympic Games), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
1926 Highlights

About September 18, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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