On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgann Johnson, American actress (Marge-Mr Peepers, Star Trek, Midnight Cowboy), born in Decorah, Iowa (d. 2018)
  • Kostis Stephanopoulos, Greek conservative politician (President of Greece, 1995-2005), born in Patras, Greece (d. 2016)
  • Lewis T Preston, American banker (President of the World Bank 1991-95), born in NYC, New York
  • Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhn, Russian composer, born in Tashkent (d. 1994)
1926 Highlights

About August 15, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo