# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1926 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

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### 1926 Historical Event(s)

•  February 13, 1926 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Tiger in Chinese astrology.
•  May 28, 1926 – 28th May 1926 coup d'état: Ditadura Nacional is established in Portugal to suppress the unrest of the First Republic.
•  June 23, 1926 – The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
•  June 29, 1926 – Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
•  August 6, 1926 – In New York City, the Warner Brothers’ Vitaphone system premieres with the movie Don Juan starring John Barrymore.
•  August 20, 1926 – Japan’s public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK) is established.
•  August 22, 1926 – Gold is discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
•  November 11, 1926 – U.S. Route 66 is established.
•  November 15, 1926 – The NBC radio network opens with 24 stations.
•  November 18, 1926 – George Bernard Shaw refuses to accept the money for his Nobel Prize, saying, “I can forgive Alfred Nobel for inventing dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize”.

### Who Were Born On 1926?

•  January 6, 1926 – Pat Flaherty, American racecar driver (d. 2002)
•  February 24, 1926 – Jean Alexander, English actress
•  March 18, 1926 – Dick Littlefield, American baseball player (d. 1997)
•  May 15, 1926 – Anthony Shaffer, British playwright (d. 2001)
•  July 3, 1926 – Johnny Coles, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1997)
•  September 16, 1926 – Takao Tanabe, Canadian painter
•  September 19, 1926 – Duke Snider, American baseball player (d. 2011)
•  September 25, 1926 – Jack Hyles, Baptist pastor (d. 2001)
•  November 30, 1926 – Richard Crenna, American actor (d. 2003)