What Happened on May 26, 1941

Historical Events

  • Aircraft from HMS Ark Royal sights German battleship Bismarck

Event of Interest

American Flag House (Betsy Ross' Home) given to city of Philadelphia

  • German occupiers begin youth labor
1941 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Sharp, British rock singer (Nashville Teens - "Tobacco Road"), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • Imants Kalniņš, Latvian classical, choral and rock composer ("Hey, You There!"), born in Riga, Latvian SSR
  • John Kaufman, sculptor
  • John Maxwell Geddes, Scottish composer and pedagogue, born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2017)
  • Reg Bundy, British performer (d. 2003)
Born in 1941

About May 26, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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