On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1910

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Erland von Koch, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm (d. 2009)
  • Ernst Tittel, Austrian organist and composer, born in Sternberg, Moravia (d. 1969)
  • Johan Hermanus Doorn, Dutch journalist and resistance fighter (Orange Newspaper), born in Amsterdam (d. 1944)
  • Ruan Lingyu [Fenggen], Chinese silent film actress (The Goddess), born in Shanghai (d. 1935)
  • Tomoyuki Tanaka, Japanese film producer (Godzilla), born in Ōsaka, Japan (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77