What Happened on August 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • John Baldwin, light middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Robert (Bob) Cowsill, (The Cowsills - Hair, We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island

Famous Deaths

  • Nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70