What Happened on August 22, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Greek dictator Gen Pangulos driven out

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Flannigan, jazz singer (The Four Freshmen), born in Greencastle, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • Marc Bohan, dress designer

Famous Deaths

  • Charles William Eliot, American University president (Harvard, 1869-1909), dies at 92