On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday

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, Australian auto racer and team owner (F1 champ 1959-60, 66), born in Sydney, NSW (d. 2014)
  • Michael Rizzello, sculpter and coin designer, born in London (d. 2004)