May 26, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Aircraft from HMS Ark Royal sights German battleship Bismarck

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Birthdays in History

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