On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1956

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
1956 Highlights

About February 26, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces