What Happened on September 9, 1926

Historical Events

  • National Broadcasting Company created by Radio Corporation of America
  • Train disaster at Wassenaar, Netherlands, 4 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie nee Becker Kriegel, historian
  • Jake Carey, American actor (Rock Rock Rock!, Go, Johnny, Go!), born in Pulaski, Virginia (d. 1997)
  • Robert Reese, American actor, born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1992)
  • Yusuf al-Qaradawi, prominent Egypt Muslim cleric

Famous Deaths

  • William S. Scarborough, American linguist and author (Birds of Aristophanes), dies at 74
1926 Highlights

About September 9, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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