On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday

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