On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Adams, American author (Beautiful Girl), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia (d. 1999)
  • Buddy Greco, jazz singer (Away We Go, Broadway Open House), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)

Person of interestRené Goscinny

René Goscinny, French cartoonist (Asterix), born in Paris, France (d. 1977)

Author and Cartoonist René Goscinny
Author and Cartoonist
René Goscinny

Famous Deaths

  • John H. Moffitt, American politician (b. 1843)
1926 Highlights

About August 14, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo