On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Phillies walk 17 Dodgers in a game
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: Englishman Laurence Doherty beats American defending champion William Larned 6-0, 6-3, 10-8; first non-American champion

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer