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, songwriter (Rolling Stones - "Let's Spend the Night Together"; "Sympathy For The Devil"), actor (Performance), and knight, 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 pianist, conductor, and composer (Gloria Tibi Trinitas), born in Swinton, Lancashire, England (d. 2015)
1943 Highlights

About July 26, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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