This was 238th day of the year and 127 days remained in the year.
August 26 in History
Liberia was proclaimed an independent republic.
The 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote went into effect.
The first televised major league baseball game was televised: a double-header between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds.
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