On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1950

Historical Events

Music History

Leonard Bernstein's "Age of Anxiety" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

Helen Clark

Helen Clark, New Zealand Prime Minister (Labour: 1999-2008) and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (2009-17), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

  • Jonathan Cain, American rock guitarist & keyboardist (Journey, Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Lauder, Scottish comedian and singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin), dies at about 75
1950 Highlights

About February 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces