Thursday March 26, 1942

US date format: 3/26/1942, UK date format: 26/3/1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 26, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Erica Jong and François Léotard. Un pilota ritorna, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 26, 1942?


  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
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  • 1st 700 Jews from Polish Lvov-district reach concentration camp Belzec
  • 20 tons of gelignite kills 21 in a stone quarry in Easton, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • German offensive in North-Africa under Colonel-General Erwin Rommel.
  • World War II: In Poland, the first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz.

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Un pilota ritorna

Un pilota ritorna

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Massimo Girotti, Michela Belmonte, Gaetano Masier, Elvira Betrone

My Favorite Blonde

My Favorite Blonde

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, Gale Sondergaard, George Zucco

Jungle Book

Jungle Book

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia

Country: United States of America

The Courtship of Andy Hardy

The Courtship of Andy Hardy

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden

Alias Boston Blackie

Alias Boston Blackie

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Chester Morris, Adele Mara, Richard Lane, George E. Stone

Days to next March 26

If March 26, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 4 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 14 days.

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