On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 2-for-42 & hitting .048 for 1946, Mel Ott stops playing baseball
  • Darius Milhauds 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Prague
  • Klement Gottwald becomes premier of Czechoslovakia
  • Patent filed in US for H-Bomb

Famous Birthdays

  • Mick Ronson, English musician (d. 1993)
  • Neshka Robeva, Bulgarian Rhythmic gymnas and coach.

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich A H von Waldeck, monarch of Waldeck, dies