Tuesday 26 January 1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Tapie and Odile Saugues.
Tarzan Triumphs, directed by William Thiele, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Bernard Tapie: French entrepreneur, a businessman who bought Adidas (shoes) and sold it in 1993 to British shareholders.
- Odile Saugues
- Jean Knight (singer)
- Jack Warner (football executive)
- Austin ''Jack'' Warner: Trinidadian FIFA Vice-President and CONCACAF President.
- César Gutiérrez: Venezuelan baseball player and manager (d. 2005).
- Jean Knight: American singer.
- Jack Warner: Trinidadian businessman and politician.
- Peter Kenton Winkler: Composer.
- Sherian Grace Cadoria: Brigadier General.
- Cesar Gutierrez: Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005).
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