Wednesday August 26, 1914
US date format: 8/26/1914, UK date format: 26/8/1914
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 26, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).
Famous people born on this day include Julio Cortázar and René Tavernier.
Aftermath, directed by Elliot Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 26, 1914?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- World War I: the British Expeditionary Force fights a rear-guard action at the Battle of Le Cateau that briefly checks the German advance.
- Founding date of the Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 1914?
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- Henry Burr - You Planted a Rose in the Garden of Love
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 26, 1914?
On August 26, 1914 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is August 26, 1914?
On August 26, 1914 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 26, 1914?
On August 26, 1914 the US President was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 26, 1914?
On August 26, 1914 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).
Which famous people are born on August 26, 1914?
On August 26, 1914 several famous people were born including, Julio Cortázar, René Tavernier, Albert Plecy.