On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1926

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Noël Coward's "This Was a Man" premieres in NYC

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Logue, British poet/stage writer (Trials)
  • R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), born in Harmontown, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher
  • Vann Molyvann, Cambodian architect (New Khmer architecture), born in Ream, Cambodia (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Ayers, American composer, dies at 50
1926 Highlights

About November 23, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius