On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Hunt, Australian cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1983)
  • W. B. Henning, Prussian-born Iranist (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Tony Pastor, American vaudeville performer, dies at 71
1908 Highlights

About August 26, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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