On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1919

Historical Events

  • Acadia National Park forms (as Lafayette N P), Maine
  • Congress forms Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona

Famous Birthdays

  • Beppie Nooij, Dutch actress and director (Red Sien, Zeemansvrouwen), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • Luc-Andre Marcel, French composer, born in Entrecasteaux, France (d. 1992)
  • Mason Adams, American actor (Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Rie Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer (3 x Olympic gold 1936), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2003)
1919 Highlights

About February 26, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces