On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Georgy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Beatles release "Beatles Again" aka "Hey Jude" album

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Maruquin, American field hockey sweeper (Olympics 1996), born in Ventura, California
  • Katie O'Neill, American actress (Together We Stand), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Meeno Peluce, Dutch actor (Bad News Bears), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sasha Danilovic, Serbian NBA guard (Miami Heat), born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Famous Deaths

  • Ethel Leginska, British pianist and composer, dies at 83
1970 Highlights

About February 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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