What Happened on July 26th, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Gene Tunney TKOs Tom Heeney in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Yanks score 11 runs in 12th beating Tigers 12-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Beauman, British racing driver (d. 1955)
  • Hans Haselbock, composer
  • Ibn-e-Safi, Pakistani fiction writer and Urdu poet (d. 1980)
  • Peter Lougheed, Canadian politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Stanley Kubrick, American director (2001 A Space Odyssey, Dr Strangelove, Lolita), born in The Bronx NY (d. 1999)

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick
  • Tadeusz Baird, Polish composer (Giocosa)