On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1843

Historical Events

  • Charles Thurber patents a typewriter

Famous Birthdays

  • Georg August Lumbye, Danish composer and conductor (Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra), born in Copenhagen (d. 1922)
1843 Highlights

About August 26, 1843

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo