On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1910

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

  • Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian author "Pa Guds Veje" and Nobel laureate 1903, dies at 77
1910 Highlights

About April 26, 1910

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus