Monday 26 August 1940US date format: 8/26/1940, UK date format: 26/8/1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fred Milano and Michael Cockerell.
The Westerner, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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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
- Fred Milano: Rocker.
- Michael Cockerell: English journalist.
- Don LaFontaine: American voice actor producer and...
- Nik Turner: English singer-songwriter and...
- RKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk
- Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Felix Eboue, France's first black colonial governor.