On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1945

Historical Events

  • All old Dutch banknotes declared invalid

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Ferry, British singer-songwriter (Roxy Music - "Love Is The Drug"; "Avalon"; "Dance Away"), born in Washington, County Durham, England
  • Gal Costa, Brazilian singer, born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  • Louise Beaudoin, French Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Quebec

Famous Deaths

Béla Bartok

Béla Bartok, Hungarian pianist, composer (Concerto for Orchestra), and ethno-musicologist, dies of leukemia at 64

  • Richard Beer-Hofmann, Austrian writer, dies at 78
1945 Highlights

About September 26, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra