On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1926

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman Eddie Collins is released as Chicago White Sox player/manager; replaced by another future HOF'er catcher Ray Schalk

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • U.S. Route 66 is established from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California 2,448 miles (3,940 km)

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Owen Sound, Ontario (d. 1998)
  • Maria Teresa de Filippis, Italian racing car driver (first woman to complete in Formula One), born in Naples (d. 2016)
1926 Highlights

About November 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio