On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethel Griffies, British actress (Billy Liar, The Birds, We Live Again), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England (d. 1975)
  • Rafael Guízar y Valencia, Mexican Catholic bishop (cared for the wounded, sick, and dying during the Mexican Revolution), born in Cotija, Michoacán, Mexico (d. 1938)
1878 Highlights

About April 26, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus