On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1926

Historical Events

  • Riots between Muslims & Hindus in Calcutta

Famous Birthdays

  • David Mason, British orchestral, solo and session trumpet player (the Beatles "Penny Lane"), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • Jack Brabham AO, OBE, Australian auto racer and team owner (World F1 champion 1959-60, 66), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2014)
  • Michael Rizzello, English sculptor and coin designer, born in London (d. 2004)
1926 Highlights

About April 2, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries