On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 2016

Historical Events

  • Iranian elections: reformers and moderates win control of parliament

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), dies at 83
  • Eri Klas, Estonian conductor (Netherlands Radio Symphony; Aarhus Symphony; Estonian National Opera, 1975-95), and educator, dies at 76
  • Howard Quilling, American classical composer (From Quiet Beginnings), and educator, dies at 80
2016 Highlights

About February 26, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces