What Happened on June 26, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgie Fame [Clive Powell], English R&B and jazz singer and keyboard player (Get Away, Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde), born in Lancashire, England
  • John Allen Strang, composer
  • John Beasley, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Schmidt, Nazi commissioner in Holland, commits suicide at 39