Monday 26 February 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Hite and Bernard Clin.
The Picture of Dorian Gray, directed by Albert Lewin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1945 ?
- 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.
- Bob Hite: American singer and harmonicist (Canned Heat) (d. 1981).
- Bernard Clin: French scientist, who served as director of L’école nationale supérieure de chimie, de biologie et de physique (ENSCBP), 1999-2005.
- Steve Hertz: American baseball player, a right-handed third baseman who played five games with the Houston Colt 45s in 1964.
- Roland Berland: .
- Peter Brock: American-Australian race car driver (d. 2006).
- Giannis Ioannidis: Greek basketball player coach and politician
- Marta Kristen: Norwegian-American actress
- Mitch Ryder: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Detroit Wheels)
- Very heavy bombing on Berlin by 8th US Air Force.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Candy - Johnny Mercer, Jo Stafford, & Pied Pipers
- A Little on the Lonely Side - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Sleigh Ride in July - Dinah Shore
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