Tuesday May 26, 1942
US date format: 5/26/1942, UK date format: 26/5/1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Levon Helm and Ganapathi Sachchidananda.
They All Kissed the Bride, directed by Alexander Hall, 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 May 26, 1942?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
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- Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
- Tank battle at Bir Hakeim: African corps versus British army.
- World War II: The Battle of Bir Hakeim takes place.