What Happened on May 5, 1926

Historical Events

  • Sinclair Lewis refuses his Pulitzer Prize for "Arrowsmith"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann B Davis, American stage and screen actress (Bob Cummings Show - "Schultzy"; The Brady Bunch - "Alice"), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2014)
  • Doug Cowie, Scottish soccer defender (20 caps; Dundee FC 341 games), born in Aberdeen, Scotland (d. 2021)
Born in 1926
1926 Highlights

About May 5, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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