On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1973

Historical Events

  • "2 Gentlemen of Verona" musical opens in London
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Perry, English footballer (Tottenham Hotspur), born in Carshalton, England

Famous Deaths

  • Irene Ryan, American actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 69
1973 Highlights

About April 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus