Thursday 26 January 1939
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Gunga Din, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1939 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Marshall Lieb: rocker (Teddy Chicago Bears).
- Filming begins on Gone With the Wind
- Franco conquers Barcelona
- Federal Hall National Monument established.
- Spanish Civil War: Troops loyal to nationalist General Francisco Franco and aided by Italy take Barcelona.
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