What Happened on February 26, 1926

Historical Events

  • Dark Street in the Bronx renamed Lustre Street

Famous Birthdays

  • Arsene Souffriau, Belgian pioneering electronic music composer, born in Ixelles, Belgium
  • Chris Anderson, American jazz pianist (Charlie Parker; Dinah Washington; Charlie Haden), born in Chicago, Illinois) (d. 2008)
  • Cynthia Stone, American actress (That Wonderful Guy, Ad Libbers), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • Efraín Sánchez, Colombian soccer goalkeeper (9 caps; San Lorenzo) and manager (Columbia), born in Barranquilla, Colombia (d. 2020)
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar and church historian (The Monasteries), dies at 67
  • Peter Lange-Muller, Danish composer and pianist, dies at 75
1926 Highlights

About February 26, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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