On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Article: Oh! Calcutta! - The Bare Facts

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Cincinnati Reds Johnny Bench hits 3 consecutive HRs off Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Wilhite, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Phil Alley, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm pace bowler), born in Orange, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Claud Allister, British actor (Kiss Me Kate, Quartet, Bulldog Drummond), dies at 81
  • Robert Taschereau, French Canadian lawyer and Chief Justice of Canada (b. 1896)