On This Day

December 17, 1926 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Antanas Smetona assumes power in Lithuania as the ‎1926 coup d'état‎ is successful
  • German Marx government falls due to cooperation with red army
  • KYA-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
  • Lithuanian military state under gen Augustine Woldemaras

Birthdays in History

  • Jeremy Brooks, English writer (Jampot Smith), born in Southampton (d. 1994)