On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Columbia (US) beats Sceptre (Britain) in 18th America's Cup
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Darby Crash [Jan Paul Beahm], American punk rocker (Germs), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1980)
  • Richard B. Weldon Jr., American politician, born in Wilmington, Delaware

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Brisson, Danish actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho, Murder at the Vanities), dies of jaundice at 64