On This Day

August 1, 1926 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Battles between Druze & French in Damascus
  • Failed assassination on General Primo de Rivera in Barcelona

Birthdays in History

  • Burton Stein, American historian, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1996)

Deaths in History

  • Israel Zangwill, Jewish author (Children of The Ghetto) and Zionist leader, dies at 62
1926 in History