On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Francine York, American actress (Slattery's People), born in Aurora, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Yvette Vickers, American actress (Attack of 50' Woman), Playboy playmate (July 1959), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. c. 2010)
1936 Highlights

About August 26, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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