On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Clayton, American actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), born in Tularosa, New Mexico
  • William French Smith, American lawyer and US Attorney General (1981-85), born in Wilton, New Hampshire (d. 1990)
1917 Highlights

About August 26, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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