On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1903

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
1903 Highlights

About August 26, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo