On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Patty Berg scores 64, best competitive round of golf by a woman
  • US minesweeper Hobson rams aircraft carrier Wasp, kills 176

Famous Birthdays

  • Popo Molefe, South African politician and secretary-general (South Africa UDF), born in Sophiatown, Gauteng, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Charles L Baars, Dutch actor (Women Tamers), dies at 59