On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1910

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMother Teresa

Mother Teresa [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Albanian-born Indian nun and founder of Missionaries of Charity (Nobel Peace Prize, 1979), born in Skopje, Ottoman Empire (d. 1997)

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam James

William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68

Father of American psychology William James
Father of American psychology
William James

1910 Highlights

About August 26, 1910

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo