On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • J. C. Holt, English medieval historian, born in Yorkshire, England (d. 2014)
  • Jeanne SauvĂ©, 23rd Governor-General of Canada (1984-90), born in Prud'homme, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 1993)
  • Margaret Scott, South-African ballet dancer and founder (Australian Ballet School), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2019)
  • Mike Kellin [Myron Kellin], American actor (Pipe Dream, American Buffalo), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1983)
  • Paul-AndrĂ© Gaillard, Swiss composer, born in Veytaux, Switzerland (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Sommer, German theatre composer, dies at 84