On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1941

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Winston Churchill becomes first British Prime Minister to address a joint meeting of the US Congress, warning that Axis would "stop at nothing"

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Schmid, actor and director (Paloma, Violanta, Hecate, Amateurs)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (24) weds convicted drug dealer Benny Kornegay

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald

1941 Highlights

About December 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn