On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1942

Historical Events

  • RC churches protest, Dutch bishops stand against spread of Judaism

Famous Birthdays

  • Teddy Pilette, Belgian racing driver, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Vladimír Mečiar, 1st and 3rd Prime Minister of Slovakia, born in Zvolen, Slovakia

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Science fiction author Isaac Asimov (22) weds Gertrude Blugerman in Brooklyn, New York

Author and Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author and Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov

Famous Deaths

  • Roberto Arlt, Argentine writer (The Seven Madmen), dies at 42
  • Titus Brandsma [Anno Sjoerd], Dutch Roman Catholic priest and philosopher (Dachau), dies
1942 Highlights

About July 26, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo