On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Piano, American rocker (Sandpipers), born in Rochester, New York
  • Ries Smits, Dutch economist and politician (CDA), born in Tricht, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, daughter of Queen Victoria (b. 1857)
  • William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1881)