On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Wolfgang Sawallisch, German conductor (Vienna Symphony, 1960-70; Philadelphia Orchestra, 1993-2003), and pianist, born in Munich, Germany (d. 2013)
1923 Highlights

About August 26, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo