Tuesday 26 September 1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Angela Dorian [Victoria Vetri] and Anne Robinson.
Tall in the Saddle, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1944 ?
- Angela Dorian [Victoria Vetri]: San Francisco, California -- Playmate (Sep 1967, Year-1968).
- Anne Robinson: British television host who brought her acerbic "You are the weakest link.
- Peter Turrini: Austrian leftist playwright.
- Jan Brewer: American politician 22nd Governor of Arizona.
- Keith O'Nions: English geologist and academic.
- Ernst Isler: Composer, dies at 64.
- British and Polish paratroopers evacuate Oosterbeek (Arnhem)
- Soviet forces occupy Estonia
- World War II: On the central front of the Gothic Line Brazilian troops control the Serchio valley region after ten days of fighting.
- Operation Market Garden ends in an Allied withdrawal.
- September ndash Start of Dutch famine (ampquotHongerwinterampquot) in the occupied northern part of the Netherlands.
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