On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)


Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFrancois Mitterrand

Francois Mitterrand, 21st President of France (1981-1995), born in Jarnac, France (d. 1996)

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand

Famous Deaths

  • Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader, dies at 83