On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1926

Historical Events

  • 2nd Women's World Games (track & field competition for women) is conducted over 3-days at the Slottsskogsvallen Stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian computer scientist, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2002)
  • Patricia "Pat" Coombs, British comedienne and actress (Carry On Again Doctor, Cranford), born in Camberwell, London (d. 2002)
1926 Highlights

About August 27, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo