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)

Person of interestEddie Eagan

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

Boxer and Bobsledder Eddie Eagan
Boxer and Bobsledder
Eddie Eagan

1897 Highlights

About April 26, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus