On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Porter, British organist, opera director, music critic, and librettist, born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2015)
  • Naïm Kattan, Canadian novelist and essayist, born in Baghdad, Iraq (d. 2021)
  • Peter Appleyard, British-Canadian jazz vibraphonist, born in Cleethorpes England (d. 2013)
1928 Highlights

About August 26, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo