On This Day

July 26, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st Dutch Austrians depart Hague
  • US embargo on oil-export to Japan

Deaths in History

  • Benjamin Lee Whorf, American linguist (the relation of language to thinking and cognition), dies at 44
  • Benjamin Whorf, anthropologist, dies
  • Henri Lebesgue, French mathematician (Lebesgue integration), dies at 66
  • Marx Dormoy, French socialist, killed by a time bomb