On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Elaine Irwin, American model (Almay Cosmetics, Ralph Lauren) and former wife of John Mellencamp, born in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
  • Mike Gisler, NFL guard/center (NE Patriots)
  • Nicole Arendt, Somerville NJ, tennis star (1996 Aust doubles finalist)
  • Ricky Bottalico, New Britain CT, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
1969 Highlights

About August 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo