On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1932

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine" premieres in Paris

Dramatist Jean Anouilh
Jean Anouilh

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Lai, French film music composer (Love Story), born in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France (d. 2018)
  • Michael Smith, English-Canadian biochemist (Nobel 1993- Site-directed mutagenesis), born in Blackpool, England (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Lockwood, English cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies at 64
1932 Highlights

About April 26, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus