Saturday 26 February 1938
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Knight in Somerville and Evagoras Pallikarides.
Child Bride, directed by Harry J. Revier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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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.
- Jack Knight in Somerville: Mississippi, USA; actor (Mr Shamley - James at 15).
- Evagoras Pallikarides: Greek-Cypriot freedom fighter (Born 1938).
- Tony Selby: English actor.
- 1st passenger ship equipped with radar
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer.
- Rie Van Veen swims world record 200 metre free-style (2:24.6).
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