On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Dame Anne McLaren, British biologist and leading researcher on human in vitro fertilisation (IVF), born in London, England (d. 2007)
  • Jack Douglas, English comedian (My Brother Was an Only Child, Jack Paar Show), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1989)
  • John Ralston, American College Football Hall of Fame linebacker, coach and executive (Cal, Stanford, Denver Broncos), born in Oakland, California (d. 2019)
1927 Highlights

About April 26, 1927

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus