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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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.
- Jimmy Burke: American baseball player and manager (d....