Sunday April 26, 1942
US date format: 4/26/1942, UK date format: 26/4/1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Claudine Auger and Bobby Rydell.
In This Our Life, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 26, 1942?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
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- The Benxihu Colliery accident in Manchukuo leaves 1549 Chinese miners dead.
- WWII: The Reichstag meets for the last time, dissolving itself and proclaiming Adolf Hitler the quotSupreme Judge of the German Peoplequot, granting him the power of life and death over every German citizen.