On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1957

Historical Events

  • Jamestown, Virginia 350th Anniversary Festival opens

Famous Deaths

  • Gichin Funakoshi, Japanese martial artist, Father of Japanese Shotokan Karatedo, dies at 88
1957 Highlights

About April 26, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus