Historical Events on August 6, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Don Juan" starring John Barrymore is released, the 1st feature-length film to utilize the Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system with a synchronized musical score and sound effects
  • NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel
  • Warner Bros premieres Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system (NY)