What Happened on February 26, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Slag heap dam collapses above Buffalo Creek West Virginia, kills 125

Famous Birthdays

  • Clint McDaniel, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • Scott Turner, NFL cornerback/safety (Washington Redskins)

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at 50