On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • A W [Rie] Kuiper-Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer (Olympics 3 gold-1936)
  • Danny Gardella, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Lucjan Wolanowski, Polish journalist, writer and traveller (d. 2006)
  • Tony Randall [Leonard Rosenberg], American actor (Felix-Odd Couple), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Rubiner, German poet and essayist, dies at 38
1920 Highlights

About February 26, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 8 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces