On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dodgers' Jim Russell is 1st to switch-hits HRs twice in a game
  • KNIL (Royal Dutch East Indies Army) unites

Famous Birthdays

  • Nelinho [Manoel Rezende de Mattos Cabral], Brazilian footballer, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Paul McHale Jr., American politcian (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Rich Vogler, American race car driver, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • Susan George, English actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo), born in London, England