On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Celebration" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 110 performances
  • "George M!" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 435 performances
  • Firestone World Bowling Tournament (Mercury Open) won by Jim Godman

Famous Deaths

  • Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist & founder of the Japanese martial art of aikido, dies at 85
1969 Highlights

About April 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus