On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Monmouth Park; Day 1 winners: Maryfield, Nownownow, Corinthian

Famous Deaths

  • Dr. Arthur Kornberg, American Nobel Prize laureate in 1959 for the discovery of DNA polymerase (b. 1918)
  • Friedman Paul Erhardt (Chef Tell), German-born American TV chef (b. 1943)
  • Khun Sa, Burmese warlord (b. 1934)
  • Nicolae Dobrin, Romanian footballer (b. 1947)