On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Malamud, American novelist (The Fixer, The Natural, Pulitzer 1967), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1986)
  • Charlie Chester, English comedian (Never Say Die), born in Eastbourne, Sussex (d. 1997)
  • H. L. Gold, American sci-fi writer and editor, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1996)
  • James Rouse, American builder (founder of The Rouse Company), born in Easton, Maryland (d. 1996)
  • Wilfrid Howard Mellers, English musicologist and composer (Fran├žois Couperin and the French Classical Tradition), born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire (d. 2008)