March 26, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Explosion of 20 tons of gelignite in a stone quarry at Easton, Pa, kills 21
  • First "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz & Birkenau concentration camps

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German offensive in North Africa under General Erwin Rommel

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

Birthdays in History

  • Erica Jong, [Mann], American author (Fear of Flying), born in NYC, New York

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi (25) weds politician and journalist Feroze Gandhi (29) at Anand Bhavan

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi