On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1912

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: Maurice McLoughlin wins first of 2 straight US singles titles; beats Wallace F. Johnson 3-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Walter Johnson's 16-game winning streak ends

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

1912 Highlights

About August 26, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo