On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Japanese troops attack French Indo-China
  • Luftwaffe bombs Spitfire factory in Woolston, Southampton for second time, 30 killed

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48
  • William Henry Davies, Welsh poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp), dies at 69