On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty MacDonald [nee Bard], American humor writer (The Egg and I), in Boulder, Colorado (d. 1958)
  • Hank Sylvern, American orchestra leader (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling, German tennis player (Wimbledon 1931, 1936 runner-up), born in Essen, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Kenneth Mellanby, English entomologist (scabies) (d. 1993)
1908 Highlights

About March 26, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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