On This Day: August 26th
This is 238th day of the year and 127 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—15 Elul 5778
- Chinese calendar—the 16th day of the 7th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Albert Sabinphysician and microbiologist
Peggy Guggenheimart patron and collector
Antoine Laurent Lavoisierchemist
Mother TeresaRoman Catholic missionary
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.