What Happened on October 26, 1916

Historical Events

Event of Interest

American sex educator Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)

Famous Birthdays

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand (1916-1996)

21st President of France (1981-95), born in Jarnac, France

Born in 1916

Famous Deaths

  • Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader, dies at 83
1916 Highlights

About October 26, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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