On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1971

Historical Events

  • Heaviest rains ever in Bahia district of Brazil, 15" in 24 hrs
  • San Francisco lightship replaced by automatic buoy
  • Turkey state of siege proclaimed

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay DeMarcus, American bassist (Rascal Flatts - "I Melt"), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Ryan Yarbrough, American NFL wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens, NY Jets), born in Lakeland, Florida
1971 Highlights

About April 26, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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