What Happened on March 26, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ernest Hemingway & Benjamin Glazer premiere in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Ind, Bishop-designate (Truro)
  • Braulio Baeza, jockey (National Horse Racing Hall of Famer)
  • James Caan, American actor (Misery, The Godfather), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nancy Pelosi, American politician (Rep-D-California 2013-), First female Speaker of the House, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Rod Lauren, rocker (If I Had a Girl)
  • Servaes Huys, Dutch politician (PvdA)

Famous Deaths

  • Spiridon Louis, Greek runner, winner of the first modern Olympics marathon, dies at 67