On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Sirk, German American film director (All That Heaven Allows), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1987)

Eddie Eagan

Eddie Eagan, American boxer (Olympic gold 1920) and bobsledder (Olympic gold 1932), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1967)

1897 Highlights

About April 26, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus