On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Thomson, New Zealand cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v India 1968), born in Methven, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Keizer, Zaanse February striker, shot to death
1941 Highlights

About February 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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