On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1926

Historical Events

  • Leo O'Connor is unbeaten on 143 as Queensland wins their first Sheffield Shield match by 5 wickets vs NSW at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard "Dick" Tufeld, American voice actor (Lost in Space - "Robot"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Richard Devon, American character actor (Magnum Force, Battle of Blood Island), born in Glendale, California (d. 2010)
  • Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton, American rhythm-and-blues singer and songwriter (Hound Dog, Ball & Chain, Stronger than Dirt), born in Ariton, Alabama (d. 1984)
1926 Highlights

About December 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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