What Happened on November 26, 1917

Historical Events

  • NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
  • The new government of Russia offers an armistice to Germany and Austria-Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • Adele Jergens, American actress (Dark Past, Fuller Brush Man), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Nesuhi Ertegün, Turkish–American jazz record producer & executive (Atlantic Records; Warner Music), born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire (now Turkey) (d. 1989)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

  • Leander Starr Jameson, British colonial politician (led Jameson raid in attempt to overthrow Boer Transvaal government, Prime Minister of Cape Colony 1904-08), dies at 64

About November 26, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius