On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1906

Famous Birthdays

Albert Sabin

Albert Sabin [Abram Saperstein], Polish American physician who invented the oral polio vaccine, born in Bialystok, Russian Empire (d. 1993)

  • 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? 115 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo