On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1926

Historical Events

  • 80,000 demonstrate for democratic peace in Hague
  • The San Siro is inaugurated with a match between AC Milan and Inter.

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Wills, British organist and composer ("God and Music"), and educator, born in Coventry, England
  • Duke Snider, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (8 x MLB All Star; World Series 1955, 59; Brooklyn / LA Dodgers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2011)
  • James Lipton, American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2020)
  • Lurleen Wallace, American politician (46th Governor of Alabama), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (d. 1968)
  • Masatoshi Koshiba, Japanese physicist (2002 Nobel Prize for Physics for neutrinos), born in Yokosuka, Japan (d. 2020) [1]
  • Pierre Janssen, Dutch art museum director, born in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 2007)
1926 Highlights

About September 19, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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