What Happened on August 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Greek-Serbian, Croatian and Slavs peace treaty signed

Famous Birthdays

  • George Melly, British singer (d. 2007)
  • Haakon Barfod, Norwegian sailor (Olympic gold 1948, 52), (d. 2013)
  • Jean Poiret, French actor/writer (Le Dernier Metro)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (1989-2002) and President of the People's Republic of China (1993-2003), born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu

Paramount Leader of China Jiang Zemin
Paramount Leader of China
Jiang Zemin