What Happened on April 26, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Harlow Shapley and Heber D. Curtis hold "great debate" on the nature of nebulae, galaxies and size of the universe at US National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan C Lampe, Aruba, pianist/composer

Famous Deaths

  • Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (number theory), dies of illness at 32