On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1926

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Harry Houdini's last performance, at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan

Magician and Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician and Escape Artist
Harry Houdini

Famous Birthdays

  • Y. A. Tittle, American NFL quarterback (Baltimore, San Francisco, NY Giants, MVP 1963), born in Marshall, Texas (d. 2017)
1926 Highlights

About October 24, 1926

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

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio