What Happened on February 26, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st passenger ship equipped with radar
  • Rie Van Veen swims world record 200m free style (2:24.6)
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

Famous Birthdays

  • Evagoras Pallikarides, Cypriot freedom fighter (d. 1957)
  • Jack Knight, Somerville Miss, actor (Mr Shamley-James at 15)