On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Estimated 109 cm (43") of rain falls in Alvin, Texas (national record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Westrum, American ice hockey player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mageina Tovah, American actress (Joan of Arcadia), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Peter Sarno, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Toronto, Ontario