On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1924

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Frances Gumm (later Judy Garland), age 2½, billed as 'Baby Frances', makes her show business debut

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Broyles, American athlete, long time athletic director of the University of Arkansas.
  • Glenn Davis, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1946; National C'ship 1944, 45, 46; Army; NFL: LA Rams), born in Claremont, California (d. 2005)
1924 Highlights

About December 26, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn