On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress (You Only Live Twice), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Barbet Schroeder, Iranian-Swiss director (Barfly, Single White Female, More), born in Tehran, Iran
  • Chris Curtis [Crummey], British rock drummer, songwriter and vocalist (The Searchers - "Needles And Pins"), born in Oldham, Lancashire (d. 2005)
1941 Highlights

About August 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo