Saturday 26 August 1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dagmar Koller and John Badham.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Alfred L. Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 August 1939
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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Dagmar Koller
- Marshall Brickman: Writer.
- John Badham: Director.
- Pinchas Goldstein: Israeli businessman and politician (d. 2007).
- Todor Kolev: Bulgarian actor and singer (d. 2013).
- Jorge Lemann: Brazilian banker and financier.
- 1st major league baseball telecast-Reds beat Brooklyn Dodgers (W2XBS NY)
- Belgium mobilizes
- Kroatia gets autonomous status