On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1926

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Legendary baseball figure Ty Cobb resigns as Detroit Tigers manager; replaced by George Moriarty, first man to hold MLB's 4 principal jobs: player, umpire, scout and manager

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAnnie Oakley

Annie Oakley [Phoebe Ann Moses], American sharp shooter (Buffalo Bill's Wild West), dies of pernicious anemia at 66

Sharp Shooter Annie Oakley
Sharp Shooter
Annie Oakley

1926 Highlights

About November 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio