Sunday 26 October 1941
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Harald Nielsen and Henri Caro.
Shadow of the Thin Man, directed by Maj. W.S. Van Dyke II, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
while For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingwa was one of the best selling books.
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- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Harald Nielsen: Denmark -- Soccer player (1960 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Henri Caro: St Jean Brevelay Journalist.
- Steven Kellogg: American author and illustrator.
- Charlie Landsborough: English singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- 2nd meeting partisans Tito and Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
- US savings bonds go on sale
- U.S. Savings Bonds go on sale to the public.
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