This Day in Oscar History: April 26 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1890: Joseph H. August (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1896: Jules C. Stein (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

1898: C. Bakaleinikoff (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1903: Niven Busch (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1904: Charles K. Feldman (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1906: William Glasgow (66 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1924: Harold Jack Bloom (75 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1930: Bruce Jay Friedman (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1932: Francis Lai (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1933: Carol Burnett (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 45th-Co | 1 time

1940: Giorgio Moroder (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score

1956: Reinhardt Wagner (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1967: Marianne Jean-Baptiste (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

Died

1967: George Sawley (62)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1977: Basil Wrangell (70)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1982: Celia Johnson (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1983: Bronislau Kaper (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama/Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score, Substantially Original Score, Musical Score

1985: Albert Maltz (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1986: Broderick Crawford (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1986: Bessie Love (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1991: A. B. Guthrie Jr. (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1991: Leo Arnaud (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

1991: Carmine Coppola (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama Score

1996: Stirling Silliphant (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

2003: Peter Stone (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

2017: Jonathan Demme (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

Released

1928: Glorious Betsy (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1927/28 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing Adaptation

1951: Bullfighter and the Lady (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1980: Kagemusha (The Shadow Warrior) (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Foreign Language Film

1991: Journey of Hope (28) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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