On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1950

Historical Events

  • 39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1)

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Ransom Eli Olds, American auto (Oldsmobile) & truck (REO) manufacturer, dies at 86
1950 Highlights

About August 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo