What Happened on February 26, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 3rd Daytona 500: Marvin Panch wins (149.601 MPH)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Albiker, German sculptor (Problem of the Plastic), dies at 83
  • Mohammed V, ibn Yusuf, sultan/King of Morocco, dies at 51