On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald A. Glaser, American physicist (Nobel 1960), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • Noor Jehan [Allah Rakhi Wasai], Pakistani singer and actress (Mela; Chann Way), born in Kasur, Punjab, British India (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Charles Thevenin, French telegraph engineer (b. 1857)
  • Reginald Heber Roe, 1st Vice-Chancellor of the University of Queensland and 2nd Headmaster of Brisbane Grammar School, dies at 76
1926 Highlights

About September 21, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years
Leap Year: No

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