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What Happened on August 26, 1875

Famous Birthdays

  • John Buchan, Scottish politician, Governor-General of Canada (1935-40), writer (The Thirty-Nine Steps) and historian, born in Perth, Scotland (d. 1940)
1875 Highlights

About August 26, 1875

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo