On This Day

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, 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)

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

1924 Highlights

About November 26, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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