This Day in Oscar History: February 26 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Oscar Nominations

Born

1888: John Leipold (82 at death)

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

1900: Jean Negulesco (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1905: Vernon Harris (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Jackie Gleason (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1920: Tony Randall (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 31st-Co | 1 time

1922: Margaret Leighton (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1943: Dante Ferretti (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1945: Karin Erskine (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1971: Max Martin (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1975: Drew Goddard (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1978: Gilbert Kurland (73)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1991: Bernard W. Burton (92)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1995: Jack Clayton (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

2004: Ralph E. Winters (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1941: The Lady Eve (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1969: Z (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Costa-Gavras), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Foreign Language Film

1972: The New Land (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1975: The Four Musketeers (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

Oscar Ceremonies

1942: 14th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1941}

2011: 84th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2011}

2016: 88th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2015}

Oscar Nominations

1934: 6th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1932/33}

1962: 34th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1961}

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