What Happened on April 26, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • AL opener in Cleve draws 6,500

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale)
  • Douglas Sirk, German American film director (All That Heaven Allows), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1987)
  • Hack Wilson, American baseball player (d. 1948)
  • James Sutherland, English literature scholar/actor (Rob Roy 1953)