January 26, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st US force in Europe during WW II go ashore in Northern Ireland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel

Birthdays in History

  • Nigel Walmsley, chairman (Carlton UK Television)
  • William McLennan, CEO (Central Statistical Office)

Deaths in History

  • Gerard L F Philips, Dutch manufacturer (Philips), dies at 83