On This Day

July 9, 1926 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chiang Kai-shek appointed to national-revolutionary supreme commander in China

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Coup under General Sinel de Cordes in Portugal

Birthdays in History

  • Ben Roy Mottelson, American-Danish physicist (Nobel 1975), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mathilde Krim, American medical researcher and founding chairman of amfAR (Foundation for AIDS Research), born in Como, Italy (d. 2018)
  • Murphy Anderson, American comic artist (DC Comics), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 2015)
1926 in History