On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1926

Historical Events

  • Dark Street in the Bronx renamed Lustre Street

Famous Birthdays

  • Arsene Souffriau, composer
  • 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)
  • Konstantin P Feoktistov, Voronezh, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik Pijper, Dut vicar/church historian (Monasteries), dies at 67
  • Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer, dies at 75
1926 Highlights

About February 26, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces