On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1937

Historical Events

  • Test cricket debut of Len Hutton v NZ at Lord's, scores 0 & 1

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Thompson, African-American painter, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1966)
  • Robert Coleman Richardson, American physicist (Nobel 1996), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2013)
  • Ruben "Baby" L√≥pez Furst, Argentine jazz pianist, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2000)
  • Sombat Metanee, Thai film actor and director, born in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

Famous Weddings

Mary Pickford

Canadian-American silent film actress Mary Pickford (45) weds American actor and band leader Charles Rogers (32)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt), dies at 82
1937 Highlights

About June 26, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer