On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1950

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHelen 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

New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark
New Zealand Prime Minister
Helen Clark
  • 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? 70 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces