On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • First modern container ship, the Ideal X, leaves Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Koo Stark [Kathleen Dee-Anne], American photographer and actress (Emily), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Arnold, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66