What Happened on March 11, 1926

Historical Events

  • Eamon da Valera ends leadership of Sinn Féin

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrienne Keith Cohen, travel editor
  • Ilhan Mimaroglu, Turkish electronic music composer and musician, born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 2012)
  • Patricia Tindaole, England, architect

Ralph AbernathyRalph Abernathy (1926-1990)

American civil rights leader (Southern Christian Leadership Conference), born in Linden, Alabama

  • Thomas Starzl, American surgeon, performed 1st successful liver transplant, born in Le Mars, Iowa (d. 2017)
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Biddy Anderson, South African cricket batsman (1 Test as captain; Western Province) and rugby union centre (3 Tests), dies at 51
1926 Highlights

About March 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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