On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Branford Marsalis, jazz saxophonist (Bring on the Night, Tonight Show)
  • Nancy Martinez, rocker
  • Ola Ray, American model, Playboy playmate (Jun, 1980) actress (girlfriend in Thriller music video), born in St Louis, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Mark Hambourg, Russian-British composer, dies at 81