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Friday August 26, 2022

August 26: Day of the Week

August 26, 2022 is the 238th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 127 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 26 Historical Event(s)

  • 1278
    Ladislaus IV of Hungary and Rudolph I of Germany defeat Premysl Ottokar II of Bohemia in the Battle of Marchfield near Dürnkrut in (then) Moravia.
  • 1748
    The first Lutheran denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 1883
    The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa begins its final, paroxysmal, stage.
  • 1914
    World War I: the British Expeditionary Force fights a rear-guard action at the Battle of Le Cateau that briefly checks the German advance.
  • 1942
    Holocaust in Chortkiav, western Ukraine: At 2.30 am the German Schutzpolizei starts driving Jews out of their houses, divides them into groups of 120, packs them in freight cars and deports 2000 to Belzec death camp. 500 of the sick and children are murdered on the spot.
  • 1978
    Papal conclave, 1978 (August): Pope John Paul I is elected to the Papacy.
  • 1978
    Sigmund Jähn becomes first German cosmonaut, on board Soyuz 31.
  • 1980
    John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey’s Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, US.
  • 1997
    Beni-Ali massacre in Algeria; 60-100 people killed.
  • 1999
    Russia begins the Second Chechen War in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.

Who were born on August 26?

  • 1941
    Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
  • 1944
    Stephen Greif, English actor
  • 1959
    Stan Van Gundy, American basketball coach
  • 1961
    Jeff Parrett, American baseball player
  • 1974
    Kelvin Cato, American basketball player
  • 1980
    Macaulay Culkin, American actor
  • 1981
    Andreas Glyniadakis, Greek basketball player
  • 1981
    Tino Best, Barbadian West Indies cricketer
  • 1982
    Jayson Nix, American baseball player
  • 1987
    Riley Steele, Pornographic actress

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