Sunday 2 August 1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Holiday Inn, directed by Mark Sandrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1942 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Juan Formell: Cuban singer-songwriter and bass player (Los Van Van) (d. 2014).
- Jean-Pierre Le Goff: French writer.
- Isabel Allende: Chilean author.
- Leo Beenhakker: Dutch soccer trainer.
- Friedrich Aereboe: Dutch landlord, dies at 77.
- 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp
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