What Happened on April 1, 1926

Historical Events

  • Montreal Maroons' Clint Benedict becomes first NHL goalie to record 3 straight playoff shutouts, in a 3-0 win against the visiting Victoria Cougars in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Championship series

Famous Birthdays

Anne McCaffreyAnne McCaffrey (1926-2011)

American sci-fi author (Dragonflight, Dragondrums), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Charles Bressler, American tenor
  • Denis Lalanne, French sports journalist ('Le grand combat du XV de France'; 'Rugbymania: French flair attitude'), born in Pau, France (d. 2019)
  • Lyndon Brook, British actor (Invasion, Reach for the Sky), born in York, England (d. 2004)
Born in 1926
1926 Highlights

About April 1, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries