On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Writers and poets Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes meet at a party in Cambridge

Author and Poet Sylvia Plath
Author and Poet
Sylvia Plath
Poet Ted Hughes
Ted Hughes

Famous Birthdays

  • Keisuke Kuwata, Japanese singer, born in Chigasaki, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72