On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Nazi collaborator Arnold Meijer sentenced to 5 years
  • Fred Allen's last radio show, his guest is Jack Benny

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Francis, British actor (Masada), born in London, England
  • Ricky Jay [Richard Potash], American magician and actor ( Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Max K√∂gel, SS officer (b. 1895)
  • Yosuke Matsuoka, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (b. 1880)