On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Wayne "Al" Casey, American rock and session guitarist (Duane Eddy; The Wrecking Crew), born in Long Beach, california (d. 2006)
  • Bruce Belland, American singer (Tim Conway Hour), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Shelley Morrison, American actress (General Hospital, Will & Grace), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Dellemijn, Lourdes-ganger/Franco-volunteer, dies in battle at 18
  • Rodney Heath, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1905, 10), dies of stomach cancer at 52
1936 Highlights

About October 26, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio