On This Day

September 26, 1934 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • British ocean liner RMS Queen Mary is launched; "wins" Blue Riband for fastest passenger crossing of Atlantic, 1936 & 1938-52; retired in 1967, permanently moored and converted to a hotel in Long Beach, California

Birthdays in History

  • Raphael Samuel, British Marxist historian, born in London (d. 1996)