On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1887

Historical Events

  • Emile Berliner patents the Gramophone

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor and director (It, Careers), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1967)
  • Barnes Wallis, English scientist, engineer and inventor (bouncing bomb), born in Ripley, Derbyshire, England (d. 1979)
  • Edwin Keppel Bennett, English writer (Built in Jerusalem’s Wall: A Book in praise of Jerusalem), born in Wareham, Dorset, England (d. 1958)
1887 Highlights

About September 26, 1887

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra