What Happened on April 26, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Seven Samurai", Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, starring Toshiro Mifune, is released

Actor & Writer Toshiro Mifune
Actor & Writer
Toshiro Mifune
Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa
  • Far Eastern Affairs conference opens in Geneva

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine begins

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk