What Happened on February 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 2 fighters unable to continued slugfest, referee declares double KO
  • Cowboys' Amateur Association of America organized (California)
  • Utrecht & Zaandam strike against raid on Jews
  • Vichy-France makes religious education in school mandatory

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Thomson, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v India 1968)
  • Tony Ray-Jones, British photographer (d. 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Keizer, Zaanse February striker, shot to death