On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship: Frankford Yellow Jackets (14-1-2) win first past the post title

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Layne, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (3 x NFL champion; 6 x Pro Bowl; Detroit Lions), born in Santa Anna, Texas (d. 1986)
  • Herb Stempel, American game show contestant
  • Jeanne Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN