On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1921

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBen Bradlee

Ben Bradlee, American editor, journalist, executive (Washington Post), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2014)

Journalist Ben Bradlee
Ben Bradlee
  • David Begelman, film producer
  • Naomi Parker Fraley, American who inspired "Rosie the Riveter" poster, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Thoma, writer, dies
  • Matthias Erzberger, German min of Finance, murdered at 45