On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)
  • 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? 112 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo