What Happened on February 26, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Aldonis Kalnins, composer
  • Anatoli Vassilyevich Filipchenko, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 16)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Antione "Fats" Domino, American rhythm & blues star of the early rock ā€™nā€™ roll era (Blueberry Hill, Blue Monday), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2017)

Singer Fats Domino
Singer
Fats Domino
  • Ariel Sharon, Israeli general and politician, Prime Minister of Israel (2001-2006), born at Kfar Malal (d. 2014)
  • Everton Weekes, cricketer (one of the 3 W's)
  • Monique Leyrac, French Canadian singer and actress

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Mary Astor (21) weds director Kenneth Hawks (30) at her family home in Moorcrest

Actress Mary Astor
Actress
Mary Astor