On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 2 killed & 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia Tenn

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmed Zewail, Egyptian-American chemist & Nobel laureate (1999), born in Damanhur, Egypt (d. 2016)
  • Bobby "Bingo" Smith, American NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Phyllis Eisenstein, American sci-fi author (Sorcerer's Son, Born to Exile), born in Chicago, Illinois