Thursday 26 February 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Adriaan van Dis and Joop van.
49th Parallel, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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- 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.
- Adriaan van Dis: Author / TV-host (Nathan Sid, In Africa).
- Joop van: den Ende; director (Alsmeer Studio).
- Jozef Adamec: Slovak footballer and manager.
- German battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bomb
- WW II Navy flier Don Mason sends message Sighted sub sank same
- Radio Orange calls for March 1 day of prayer in Dutch Indies.
- Werner Heisenberger informs Germans about uranium project "Wunderwaffen".
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