Wednesday 26 October 1949
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Hargrove and Antonio Carpio.
Passport to Pimlico, directed by Henry Cornelius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while One On The House by Mary Lasswell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Plainclothesman.
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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
- Mike Hargrove: American baseball manager, Indians.
- Antonio Carpio: Filipino lawyer and jurist Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
- Steve Rogers: Australian rugby league footballer (Born 1954).
- Kevin Sullivan: Wrestler (WCW / ECW / SMW / NWA / Georgia / CWFI).
- Lionel Halsey: British Royal Navy officer and courtier (Born 1872).
- President Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents
- US President Harry Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents.
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