What Happened on November 11, 1926

Historical Events

Appointment 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

  • 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? 96 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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