Thursday 26 March 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 26, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Erica Jong and François Léotard.
My Favorite Blonde, directed by Sidney Lanfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the important events of 26 March 1942 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- Erica Jong: American writer, a best-selling novelist with her racy "Fear of Flying," 1973, called "the feminine counterpart of "Tropic of Cancer.
- François Léotard: French politician, minister of national defense in 1993.
- Richard O'Brien: Actor.
- Aretha Franklin: Musician.
- Erica Jong [Mann] in New York City: New York, USA; author (Fear of Flying).
- Jimmy Burke: American baseball player and manager (d. 1942).
- 1st Eichmann transport to Auschwitz and Birkenau Camps
- 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.