On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday

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


Person of interestReinhard Scheer

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