On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1926

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eddie Collins is released as White Sox manager

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • U.S. Route 66 is established.

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)
  • Richard "Dick" Tufeld, American voice actor (Lost in Space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
1926 Highlights

About November 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio