On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Avi Nimni, Israeli footballer (Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C.), born in Holon, Israel
  • Francisco Cordova, Mexican pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Veracruz, Mexico
  • Kiko Narváez, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid), born in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
  • Marco Rivera, American NFL/WLAF guard (Scot Claymores, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Natrone Means, American NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Harrisburg, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter, dies at 79
  • Margaret Bonds,  American composer (The Ballad of the Brown King), pianist, arranger, and teacher, dies at 59
1972 Highlights

About April 26, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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