On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1924

Historical Events

  • The Catastrophe of Smyrna: known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor. (August 13 OS)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Kellner, American MLB player, born in Tucson, Arizona (d. 1996)
1924 Highlights

About August 26, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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