What Happened on September 3, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Lurie, American novelist (Pulitzer Prize - Foreign Affairs), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Anne Jackson, American stage actress (Twice Around the Park), born in Millvale, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Bill Flemming, American journalist and sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Ernie Henry, American jazz saxophonist (Fats Navarro; Dizzy Gillespie; Illinois Jacquet), born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 1957)
  • Irene Papas [neĆ© Lelekou], Greek actress (Zorba the Greek; Attila The Hun; The Guns of Navarone), born in Chiliomodi, Corinth, Greece (d. 2022)
  • John Robert Jones [John Dalmas], American sci-fi author (White Regiment, Lizard War), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Joseph P. Kolter, American politician (US Representatives from Pennsylvania, 1983-93), born in McDonald, Ohio (d. 2019)
Born in 1926
1926 Highlights

About September 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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