What Happened on September 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

9th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen wins at Salisbury Golf Club, Westbury, New York

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Ford announces an 8 hour, 5-day work week

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • International slavery convention signed by 20 states

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Mackenzie King is re-elected as Prime Minister of Canada

10th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie King
  • NHL grants franchises to Chicago Black Hawks & Detroit Red Wings
  • 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


HeartWedding of Interest

Outlaw Bonnie Parker (15) weds Roy Thornton

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Booth, son of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1862)