Friday August 6, 1926
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

August 6, 1926: Day of the Week

August 6, 1926 was the 218th day of the year 1926 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 147 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

A person born on this day will be 97 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $330.82 today.

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Here’s the August 1926 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1926 calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo 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.

Tiger is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

August 6, 1926 Historical Event(s)

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Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
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Harry Houdini performs his greatest feat, spending 91 minutes underwater in a sealed tank before escaping.
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In New York City, the Warner Brothers’ Vitaphone system premieres with the movie Don Juan starring John Barrymore.

Who were born on August 6, 1926?

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Clem Labine, American baseball player (d. 2007)
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Elisabeth Beresford, British author and creator of The Wombles (d. 2010)
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Frank Finlay, British actor
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János Rózsás, Hungarian writer
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Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (d. 1999)

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