What Happened on December 26, 1941

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

Ella Fitzgerald

Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (24) weds convicted drug dealer Benny Kornegay; annulled 1943

1941 Highlights

About December 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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