On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 4th Symphony

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Sax, American mastering engineer (Bob Dylan, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Ray Charles), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Edward Cazalet, judge of the High Court of England and Wales, born in Marylebone, London

Famous Deaths

  • Tammany Young, American actor (b.1886)