Sunday 26 May 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Monique Gagnon-Tremblay and Levon Helm.
Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Monique Gagnon-Tremblay: Canadian politician, the acting leader of the Liberal Opposition in the Quebec legislative assembly, posted on 5/11/1988, serving while Charest was without his seat in the house.
- Levon Helm: American singer-songwriter drummer producer and actor (The Band) (d. 2012).
- Operation Dynamo begins evacuating defeated Allied troops from Dunkirk
- World War II: Battle of Dunkirk : In France, Allied forces begin a massive evacuation from Dunkirk, France.
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