On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1966

Historical Events

  • KBIM TV channel 10 in Roswell, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Grant, American actress (Celeste-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Burbank, California
  • Najwa Karam, Lebanese singer, born in ZahlĂ©, Lebanon

Famous Deaths

  • Minerva Urecal [Dunnock], American stage, radio, and screen character actress (Accent on Love; The Adventures of Tugboat Annie; Peter Gunn; The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian independence activist and writer (The Indian War of Independence), dies at 82
1966 Highlights

About February 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces