What Happened on October 26, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 8th World Series

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (Whole World in his Hands), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
Gospel Singer
Mahalia Jackson
  • Sid Gillman, NFL hall of fame coach/player (LA, San Diego, Houston), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Sorley MacLean Somhairle MacChaluim, poet