What Happened on November 26, 1924

Historical Events

  • Mongolian People's Republic proclaimed

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Sharp, American piano player, songwriter (“Unchain My Heart”), and drug rehab counselor, born in Topeka, Kansas (d. 2013)
  • George Segal, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Irwin Hoffman, American conductor (Vancouver Symphony, 1952-64; Chicago Symphony, 1964-70; Costa Rica National Symphony, 1987-2001), born in New York City (d. 2018)
  • Jasu Patel, Indian cricket spin bowler (7 Tests, 29 wickets, BB 9-69 v Aust 1959; Gujarat), born in Ahmedabad, India (d. 1992)
  • Michael Holliday [Norman Milne], British pop singer ("The Story of My Life"), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1963)
Born in 1924

Famous Weddings

Charlie Chaplin & Lita Grey

English comic actor and film maker Charlie Chaplin (35) weds second wife American "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico; divorce in 1927

1924 Highlights

About November 26, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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