What Happened on January 26, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 17th Men's Australasian Championships: James Anderson beats Richard Schlesinger (6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3)
  • 17th Women's Australasian Championships: Sylvia Lance Harper beats Esna Boyd Robertson (6-3, 3-6, 8-6)
  • Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Babs, Swedish singer
  • Annette Strauss, American philanthropist and politician (d. 1998)
  • Warren Frank Benson, composer