What Happened on August 22, 1926

Historical Events

  • Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Greek dictator Gen Pangulos driven out

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Flannigan, American barbershop-pop-jazz singer (The Four Freshmen), born in Greencastle, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • Marc Bohan, French fashion designer, born in Paris
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Charles William Eliot, American academic (President of Harvard University, 1869-1909), dies at 92

About August 22, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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