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 interestMahalia Jackson

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 and player (LA, San Diego, Houston), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Sorley MacLean, Scottish poet (Poems to Eimhir and Other Poems), born in Osgaig, Raasay, Scotland (d. 1996)