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What Happened on August 26, 1906

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAlbert Sabin

Albert Sabin [Abram Saperstein], Polish American physician who invented the oral polio vaccine, born in Bialystok, Russian Empire

Physician and Scientist Albert Sabin
Physician and Scientist
Albert Sabin
  • Ceferino Garcia, Filipino boxer (World Middleweight champion 1939-40), born in Naval, Biliran, Philippine Islands (d. 1981)
1906 Highlights

About August 26, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo