On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1926

Historical Events

  • Japan's public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai(NHK) is established.
  • Uprising against Rezā Shāh Pahlavi in Iran

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Rosolino, American jazz trombonist (The Frank Rosolino Sextet), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1978)
  • Nobby Wirkowski, American-Canadian football player and coach (Toronto Argonauts), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)
1926 Highlights

About August 20, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo