All About August 26th
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
August 26th Holidays
- Make Your Own Luck Day
- Musical Yoga Day
- National Cherry Popsicle Day
- National Dog Day
- National Toilet Paper Day
- National WebMistress Day
- Women’s Equality Day
August 26th Zodiac Sign is a Virgo
Dates: August 23 – September 22
Symbol: Maiden Virgin
Colord: Grey, Beige, Pale-Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 5, 14, 15, 23, 32
Personality Traits: Very hard working and very loyal. Perfectionist to a fault, can be critical of others.
Famous Virgos: Michael Jackson, Paul Walker, Cameron Diaz, Mother Theresa, Stephen King, Warren Buffet, John McCain, Leo Tolstoy, Van Morrison.
August 26th Trivia
- 1910 – Mother Teresa, known in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was born in Skopje, Macedonia.
- 1970 – A new feminist movement leads a nationwide Women’s Strike for Equality.
- 1970 – Melissa Ann McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and fashion designer was born in , Plainfield, IL
- 1980 – Macaulay Culkin, American actor known for his role as Kevin, in the movie, Home Alone, was born in Manhattan, New York City, NY.
- 2009 – Kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard is discovered alive in California after being missing for over 18 years.
- 2017 – The Mercedes-Benz Stadium opens in Atlanta, Georgia, replacing the Georgia Dome that was demolished on November 20.
- 2019 – Many tributes going out to John McCain and his family a day after his death.
- 2020 – Riots and protests continue throughout Wisconsin after a police shooting of a black man in Kenosha. [Kenosha News]
- 2020 – The World Health Organization announces that the African continent is finally free of the wild poliovirus, 24 years after Nelson Mandela helped Rotary International launch its Kick Polio Out of Africa campaign.