What Happened on April 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Md, is run
  • U of Miami ends William & Mary straight tennis match victories at 82

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard "Leon" Reeder, rock guitarist (Champaign)
  • L. Shankar [Lakshminarayana Shankar], Indian-born American violinist, singer and composer, born in Madras, Tamil Nadu
  • Peter Schaufuss, director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin)

Famous Deaths

  • G. Murray Hulbert, American politician (b. 1881)