On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1942

Historical Events

  • Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
  • Belgium Jews are required by Nazis to wear a Jewish star
  • Tank battle at Bir Hakeim: Afrika Korps vs British army

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Ennis, British rock guitarist (Swinging Blue Jeans - "You're No Good"), born in Huyton, England
1942 Highlights

About May 26, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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