On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • All old Dutch banknotes declared invalid

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Ferry, English rocker (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together), 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, Hungarian pianist and composer (Concerto for Orchestra), dies at 64
  • Richard Beer-Hofmann, Austrian writer, dies at 78