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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actress Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman

1940 Highlights

About January 26, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius