On This Day

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
  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar and church historian (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? 95 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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