On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Steadman, actress (Life is Sweet), born in Liverpool, England
  • Chantal Renaud, Quebec singer and actress
  • Mark Snow, American composer
  • Valerie Simpson, singer, (Ashford & Simpson- "Like a Rock"), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"Gone with the Wind" actress Olivia de Havilland weds screenwriter and novelist Marcus Goodrich

Famous Deaths

  • Jeanie MacPherson, American actress and screenwriter (b. 1887)