On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1826

Famous Birthdays

  • William Thomas Best, English organist and composer, born in Carlisle, Cumberland, England (d. 1897)

Famous Deaths

  • René Laënnec, French physician who invented the stethoscope, dies of tuberculosis at 46
1826 Highlights

About August 13, 1826

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 194 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo