On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • KLM Dakota crashes near Copenhagen, 22 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Michel Sardou, French singer
  • Patrick Dewaere, [PJMH Bordeaux], French actor (Les Valseuses)

Famous Deaths

  • Grace Moore, American soprano and actress (One Night of Love), dies at 48
  • Gustav Adolf, crown prince of Sweden, dies in air crash
  • Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Swedish prince second in line to the Swedish throne, dies at 40