On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Jones, American R&B singer (d. 2005)
  • John Derek, American actor, director and photographer (Knock on Any Door, All the King's Men, Rogues of Sherwood Forest), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • Wallace Markfield, American writer (d. 2002)
1926 Highlights

About August 12, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo