On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1926

Historical Events

  • Traffic lights installed at Piccadilly Circus, London

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Scott [Werschkul], American actor (Tarzan series), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2007)

Person of interestTony Bennett

Tony Bennett [Benedetto], American singer (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), born in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York

Singer Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett

1926 Highlights

About August 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo