On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Wilhelm de Vries, Dutch jurist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1967)
  • James Franck, German-American physicist (Nobel Prize for Physics 1925), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1964)
  • Johannes Lindeboom, Dutch vicar and church historian (Neth Archives), born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1958)
1882 Highlights

About August 26, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo