What Happened on May 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Aircraft from HMS Ark Royal sights German battleship Bismarck

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American Flag House (Betsy Ross' Home) given to city of Phila

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross
Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Betsy Ross
  • German occupiers begin youth labor

Famous Birthdays

  • Imants Kalnins, composer
  • John Kaufman, sculptor
  • Reg Bundy, British performer (d. 2003)