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


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


1928 Highlights

About November 26, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius