What Happened on August 5, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY
  • French & German trade agreement signed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Houdini stays in a coffin under water for 1½ hrs before escaping

Magician & Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician & Escape Artist
Harry Houdini

Famous Birthdays

  • Betsy Jolas, French composer, born in Paris