On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1939

Historical Events

  • German seaplane shoots KLM-aircraft (1 killed)

Famous Birthdays

  • Judith Appelbaum, American magazine & newspaper editor and educator, born in New York (d. 2018)
  • Ricky Tomlinson, English actor and comedian (Mike Bassett: England Manager), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
1939 Highlights

About September 26, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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