Sunday November 26, 1939
US date format: 11/26/1939, UK date format: 26/11/1939
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Tina Turner and Abdullah Badawi.
Destry Rides Again, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 26, 1939?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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- 4 soviet soldiers killed on Finnish-Russian border
- Shelling of Mainila: The Soviet Army orchestrates the incident which is used to justify the start of the Winter War with Finland four days later.
- James Naismith: Canadian teacher who came up with the...