On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1944

Historical Events

  • Soviet forces occupy Estonia
  • World War II: Battle of Arnhem ends in Allied failure as German forces link up on both sides of the Lower Rhine river and mop up last British resistance

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Robinson, English television host (The Weakest Link), born in Crosby, Lancashire, England
  • Victoria Vetri, American model and Playboy playmate (Sep 1967, Playmate of the Year 1968), convicted of manslaughter, born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Isler, Swiss organist ad critic, dies at 64
  • Julien Cahn, cricketer (private cricket promoter during 30's), dies
1944 Highlights

About September 26, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra