On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1922

Historical Events

  • Japanese cruiser Niitaka driven onto rocks in storm at Kamchatka, 284 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Irving R. Levine, American journalist (NBC News), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island (d. 2009)
  • Lazar Nikolov, Bulgarian composer, born in Burgas, Bulgaria (d. 2005)
1922 Highlights

About August 26, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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