On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Maroons beat Victoria Cougars (WHL), 2-0 for a 3-1 series victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Gil Kane, Latvian-born cartoonist (d. 2000)

Person of interestIan Paisley

Ian Paisley, First Minister of Northern Ireland (Democratic Unionist Party: 2007-08), loyalist politician and Protestant religious leader, born in Armagh, Northern Ireland (d. 2014)

First Minister of Northern Ireland Ian Paisley
First Minister of Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Amendola, Italian anti-fascist and editor-in-chief (Il Mondo), dies at 43