On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • JB Fagan's "And So to Bed" premieres in London
  • Shortest double header, Yanks lose 6-1 in 72 minutes & lose again 6-2 in 55 minutes to Browns. Yanks had already clinched pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Buland al-Haidary, Iraqi poet (Passages to Exile) (d. 1996)
  • Giuseppe Chiari, Italian artist and composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 2007)
  • Imre Vincze, Hungarian composer, born in Kocs (d. 1969)
  • Julie London, American singer and actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency), born in Santa Rosa, California (d. 2000)
  • Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European philologist (Indo-Iranian languages), born in Linz, Austria (d. 2011)