Sunday 26 July 1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dobie Gray in Brookshire and Vladimir Meciar.
The Pride of the Yankees, directed by Sam Wood, 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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Which were the important events of 26 July 1942 ?
- Dobie Gray in Brookshire: Texas, USA; singer (In Crowd).
- Vladimir Meciar: Slovakian politician, 1st and 3rd Prime Minister of Slovakia.
- Gary Bradds: American basketball player for five NBA and ABA teams between 1964 and 1971.
- Jean-Paul Tourbatez: French painter, received title peintre de la marine in 1989.
- Vladimír Mečiar: Slovak politician 1st Prime Minister of Slovakia.
- Teddy Pilette: Belgian race car driver
- RAF bombs Hamburg
- RC churches protest, Dutch bishops stand against spread of Judaism
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