On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Betsy Bloomingdale, American socialite and fashion leader, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)
  • Giancarlo Bergamini, Italian fencer (Olympic gold foil, team 1956; silver foil team 1952, individual 1956), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2020)
1926 Highlights

About August 2, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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