On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1928

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestFats Domino

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)
  • Monique Leyrac, French Canadian singer and actress (Lights of My City, Act of the Heart), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actress Mary Astor
Actress
Mary Astor

1928 Highlights

About February 26, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces