On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • FM radio patent granted to American engineer Edwin Howard Armstrong
  • US forswears armed intervention in Western Hemisphere

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroll Spinney, American puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street (1969-2018), born in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Ugly Dave Gray, Australian television personality

Famous Deaths

  • Anatoly Lunacharsky, Russian Marxist revolutionary, author and literary critic, dies at 58