On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Ansar Ilgamovich, Russian cosmonaut, born in Satka, Russia
  • Chuck [Charles] Robb, American politician, 64th Governor of Virginia, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Smangaliso Mkhatshwa, South African Secretary-General (Bishops' Conference 1983-88), born in Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Ford M Ford [Hueffer], British writer, (Tietjens Saga) dies at 65
1939 Highlights

About June 26, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer