Tuesday 26 May 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Levon Helm and Ganapathi Sachchidananda.
Yankee Doodle Dandy, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1942 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
Famous Birthdays:26 May
- Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
- Belgium Jews are required by Nazis to wear a Jewish star
- Tank battle at Bir Hakeim: African corps versus British army.
- World War II: The Battle of Bir Hakeim takes place.
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