On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1940

Historical Events

  • Nazis forbid Polish Jews to travel on trains

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Lederman, American boxing judge, analyst (HBO), born in NYC, NY (d. 2019)

Famous Weddings

LovePerson of Interest

Actor Ronald Reagan (28) weds Academy Award-winning actress Jane Wyman (23) at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather church in Glendale, California

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
Actress Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman
1940 Highlights

About January 26, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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