On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Germany & Russia sign neutrality peace treaty
  • Karachai Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR (until 1943)

Famous Birthdays

  • David Coleman, British sports commentator (worked for the BBC for 46 years), born in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, England (d. 2013)
  • Michael Mathias Prechtl, German illustrator, born in Amberg, Bavaria (d. 2003)
  • Oldřich František Korte, Czech composer, born in Šaľa, Slovakia (d. 2014)
  • Preston Robert Tisch, American NFL co-owner (NY Giants), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)