What Happened on February 26, 1941

Historical Events

  • 2 fighters unable to continued slugfest, referee declares double KO
  • Cowboys' Amateur Association of America organized (California)
  • Utrecht & Zaandam strike against raid on Jews
  • Vichy-France makes religious education in school mandatory
1941 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Thomson, New Zealand cricket batsman (2 Tests, 1 x 50; Canterbury) and field hockey centre-half (28 Tests; Canterbury), born in Methven, New Zealand (d. 2023)
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Keizer, Zaanse February striker, shot to death

About February 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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