On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning musical play "Of Thee I Sing" by George and Ira Gershwin premieres on Broadway, New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Eden Binkley, musician

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich marries Lina von Osten

Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi leader
Reinhard Heydrich

Famous Deaths

  • Melvil Dewey, American librarian and educator (created Dewey Decimal System for libraries), dies at 80