What Happened on August 26, 2007

Historical Events

Music Concert

The Rolling Stones close their two-year, 147 concert "A Bigger Bang" tour at O2 Arena in London, England; box office gross of tour exceeds $558M, a record at the time

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Brandt Jr., American physician and public health official, dies at 74
  • Gaston Thorn, 20th Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1974–79) and 7th President of the European Commission (1981–85), dies at 78
  • Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor, dies at 72
2007 Highlights

About August 26, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston
  • UK #1 Song: Stronger - Kanye West