What Happened on September 25, 1926

Historical Events

Historic Event

Henry Ford announces an 8 hour, 5-day work week for workers at the Ford Motor Company

  • International slavery convention signed by 20 states

Election of Interest

Mackenzie King is re-elected as Prime Minister of Canada

  • NHL grants franchises to Chicago Black Hawks & Detroit Red Wings

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Salisbury GC: Walter Hagen defeats Leo Diegel, 5 & 3 in the final to win his 3rd consecutive PGA C'ship title

  • Yankees take a doubleheader from Browns to clinch AL pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Aldo Ray [Da Re], American actor (God's Little Acre, Green Beret), born in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Jack Hyles, Independent Baptist pastor (First Baptist Church of Hammond 1959-2001), born in Italy, Ellis County, Texas (d. 2001)
  • John Ericson, German actor (Sam Bolt-Honey West, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), born in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Sergei Filatov, Soviet equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1960), born in Lysyye Gory, Tambov Governorate (d. 1997)

Famous Weddings

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Booth, English Salvation Army Officer and son of William and Catherine Booth, dies at 64
1926 Highlights

About September 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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