On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1943

Historical Events

  • 120°F (49°C), Tishmoningo, Oklahoma (state record)
  • Otto Skorzeny's commando group arrives in Rome

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMick Jagger

Mick Jagger, English rock vocalist (Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • Peter Hyams, American film director (2010, Capricorn 1, Relic, Timecop), born in NYC, New York
  • Roger Smalley, British-Australian composer, born in Swinton, Lancashire (d. 2015)
1943 Highlights

About July 26, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo