On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1924

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Calvin Coolidge signs Immigration law restricting immigration

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge

Famous Birthdays

  • T. Cooper Evans, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Heinrich Beck, American composer, dies at 67
  • Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65
1924 Highlights

About May 26, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini