On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1924

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Calvin Coolidge signs Immigration law restricting immigration

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, American cellist, composer, and conductor (Babes in Toyland; Eileen), dies of a heart attack at 65
1924 Highlights

About May 26, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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