Historical Events In August - 26
Thursday, 07 July 2022
1906 On August - 26 albert B Sabin, Russia, US microbiologist (oral polio vaccine)
1907 On August - 26 houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 sec
1908 On this day in history bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)
1909 Frank Tarrant scores cricket 145 & 13-67 for Middlesex v Gloucs on this day in history.
1909 On August - 26 eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for S Africa 1935-39)
1910 Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Yugoslavia (Nobel Peace Prize 1979) on this day in history.
1911 On August - 26 lester Lanin, orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits)
1912 32nd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats W F Johnson (36 26 62 64 62) on August - 26.
1913 33rd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats R N Williams (64 57 63 61) on this day in history.
1913 Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier on August - 26.
1914 On this day in history germans defeat Russians in Battle of Tannenberg
1914 On August - 26 -9/10] Russian army attacks Austrian army in Galicia
1915 German troops over run Brest-Litovsk, Russia on August - 26.
1915 On August - 26 humphrey Searle, England, writer (20th Century counterpoint)
1916 Sgt. Reginald Stanley JUDSON, 1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bapaume, France on August - 26.
1916 Phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0 on this day in history.
1916 On August - 26 allan Leslie Merson, historian
1917 Jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie) on this day in history.
1918 Lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France on this day in history.
1918 W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1918 On August - 26 louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)
1919 On this day in history ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man)
1920 On this day in history 19th amendment passes-women's suffrage granted (about time!)
1920 The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote on August - 26.
1920 On this day in history uS Women given the right to vote
1921 On August - 26 ben Bradlee, Boston, editor/journalist/executive (Washington Post)
1921 On this day in history ludwig Thoma, writer, dies
1922 On August - 26 japanese cruiser Niitaka leaves in storm at Kamchatka, 300 killed
1922 On this day in history lazar Nikolov, composer
1924 (August 13 Old Style) The Catastrophe of Smyrna, known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks, occurs. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor on this day in history.
1927 Francois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods) on this day in history.
1928 On August - 26 peter Appleyard, Canadian jazz vibraphonist
1929 1st US roller coaster built on August - 26.
1930 On August - 26 hack Wilson hits his 44th HR, breaks Chuck Klein's NL record