What Happened on July 26, 1926

Historical Events

  • National Bar Association incorporates
  • Philippines government asks USA for a plebiscite on independence

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana MarĂ­a Matute, Spanish author (Fiesta al noroeste), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2014)
  • James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), born in Powderly, Kentucky (d. 2015)
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Todd Lincoln, American politician, lawyer, Captain (Union Army), diplomat, businessman, and son of President Abraham Lincoln, dies in his sleep at 82

About July 26, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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