On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Wesley Walls, American NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, SF 49ers, New Orleans Saints), born in Batesville, Mississipi

Famous Deaths

  • Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71
  • Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian freedom fighter and writer (The Indian War of Independence), dies at 82