On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdul "Duke" Fakir, American rock vocalist (Four Tops), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Barbara J Jacket, US athletic coach (Olympics 1972)

Gnassingbé Eyadéma

Gnassingbé Eyadéma, General and President of Togo (1967-2005), born in Kozah, Togo (d. 2005)

  • Noel Kelehan, Irish pianist, conductor (RTÉ Concert Orchestra), and arranger (Eurovision; U2), born in Dublin (d. 2012)
  • Rohan Kanhai, cricketer (one of West Indies' finest batsmen)
1935 Highlights

About December 26, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn