On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Wurtzel, American jazz and classical guitarist (Count Basie), born in Forestburgh, New York
  • Margaret Daly, British MEP

Famous Deaths

  • Zitkála-Šá, [aka Gertrude Bonnin] Native American (Yankton Dakota) writer, violinist, librettist (The Sun Dance Opera), educator, and political activist, dies at 61
1938 Highlights

About January 26, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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