On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Amo Houghton, American politician (Rep-R-New York), born in Corning, New York
  • John Woodcock OBE, English cricket journalist ('The Times' 1954-88; Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1981-86; President Cricket Writers' Club 1986-2004), born in Longparish, England (d. 2021)
  • Stan Freberg, American satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie), born in Los Angeles, California
1926 Highlights

About August 7, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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