On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • ENKA/Vereinigte Glanzstoff Factory merge AKU (Genl Kunstzijde Union)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Fenton, CEO (Euro Ethnological Research Center in Edinburgh), born in Shotts, Lanarkshire (d. 2012)
  • Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and 8th President of the Italian Republic (1985-92), born in Sassari, Kingdom of Italy (d. 2010)
  • Ian Prestt, English ornithologist, born in Lancaster (d. 1995)
  • Milton Glaser, American graphic designer (founded New York Magazine), born in NYC, New York