On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1928

Historical Events

  • Philip Barry's play "Holiday" premieres in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Tregonning, Australian tennis player and coach, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • John Barton, British theatre director and co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, born in London, England (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

Reinhard Scheer

Reinhard Scheer, German admiral and commander of the High Seas Fleet in World War I (Battle of Jutland), dies at 65

1928 Highlights

About November 26, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius