On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1916

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Athletic's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleveland, 5-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Merson, English historian and communist, born in Monkseaton, England (d. 1995)
  • Virginia Hill, American organized crime figure (girlfriend of Bugsy Siegel), born in Lipscomb, Alabama (d. 1966)
1916 Highlights

About August 26, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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