What Happened on April 26, 1932

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

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)
Born in 1932

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Lockwood, English cricket fast bowler (12 Tests, 43 wickets, BB 7/71, 1 x 50; Surrey CCC), dies at 64
1932 Highlights

About April 26, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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