What Happened on December 26, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stalin views Dmitri Shostakovich' opera "Lady Macbeth"

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
Composer Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer
Dmitri Shostakovich

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestGnassingbé Eyadéma

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

General and President of Togo Gnassingbé Eyadéma
General and President of Togo
Gnassingbé Eyadéma
  • Rohan Kanhai, cricketer (one of West Indies' finest batsmen)