What Happened on March 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Eamon da Valera ends leadership of Sinn Fein

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrienne Keith Cohen, travel editor
  • Ilhan Mimaroglu, composer
  • Patricia Tindaole, England, architect
  • Ralph Abernathy, civil rights leader (Southern Christian Leadership)
  • Thomas Starzl, American surgeon, performed 1st successful liver transplant, born in Le Mars, Iowa (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • John Henry Anderson, cricketer (score 32 & 11 in Test for South Africa), dies