On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1926

Historical Events

Music History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Logue, British poet and stage writer (Trials)
  • R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), born in Harmontown, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher, born in Puttaparthi, British India (d. 2011)
  • 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? 95 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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