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)

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett [Benedetto], American Grammy and Emmy Award-winning pop and jazz singer ("I Left My Heart in San Francisco"; "Steppin' Out With My Baby"), and painter, born in Long Island City, Astoria, New York

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett

1926 Highlights

About August 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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