What Happened on May 26, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Edwin Barclay of Liberia becomes first president of a black country to visit US
  • Jews riot against Germany in Amsterdam
  • Prime Minister Winston Churchill & General Marshall fly from US to North Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Erica G Terpstra, Dutch swimmer and politician (VVD)

Famous Deaths

  • Edsel Ford, American President of Ford Motor Company (1919-1943) and son of Henry Ford, dies of stomach cancer aged 49