On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1943

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

Last Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney movie "Girl Crazy" released

Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Stenerud, Norwegian-American NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs), born in Fetsund, Norway
  • Jerry Kleczka, American politician (Rep-D-WI, 1984-2005), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2017)
  • Marilynne Robinson, American writer (Gilead), born in Sandpoint, Idaho
  • Paul Burnett, English radio disc jockey, born in Hulme, Manchester, England

Famous Deaths

  • Edward H "Butch" O'hare, US pilot/lt-comdr, dies in battle
1943 Highlights

About November 26, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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