Tuesday 26 February 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bobby "Bingo" and Josette Drevon.
Rome, Open City, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching It's a Gift.
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- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Bobby "Bingo": Smith; NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers).
- Josette Drevon: French homicide; shot her lover to death on 10/29/1984.
- Carla Puccini: Italian actress, the second wife of Romano Mussolini.
- Ahmed Zewail: Egyptian-American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- 2 killed and 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia, Tennessee
- Two killed and ten wounded in race riot in Columbia, Tennessee, USA.
- Finnish observers report the first of many thousands of sightings of ghost rockets.
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