On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1938

Historical Events

  • Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks

Famous Birthdays

  • Duane Eddy, American twangy guitarist ("Rebel Rouser"; Peter Gunn"; "Cannonball"), born in Corning, New York
  • Maurice Williams, American doo-wop singer, and songwriter (Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs - "Stay"), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Nino Benvenuti, Italian boxer (world middleweight champion), born in Izola, Slovenia
  • Willie Wood, Scottish bowls player, born in Haddington, East Lothian

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (founded School of Phenomenology), dies at 79
1938 Highlights

About April 26, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus