Tuesday 26 February 1935
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mäni Weber .
The Whole Town's Talking, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
while Vein of Iron by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Mäni Weber: Swiss TV quizmaster, TV and Radio reporter.
- RADAR-Radio Detection and Ranging 1st demonstrated (Robert Watson-Watt)
- Germany begins Luftwaffe operation, under Reichsmarshall H Goering.
- New York Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves.
- Robert Watson-Watt carries out a demonstration near Daventry which leads directly to the development of RADAR in the United Kingdom.
- Adolf Hitler orders the Luftwaffe to be re-formed, violating the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.
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