October 26, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Battle of Santa Cruz: USS SD shoots down a record 32 enemy planes
  • Fourth day of battle at El Alamein: Australian breakthrough
  • Second day of Battle of Henderson Field, Guadalcanal

Birthdays in History

  • John P "Jannie" Roux, South African sect to pres (Botha/De Klerk)