On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1957

Historical Events

  • Jamestown, Virginia 350th Anniversary Festival opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Rosa BriceƱo, Venezuelan conductor, and educator, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 2018)

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? 64 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus