Tuesday 2 July 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kenneth Clarke .
All This, and Heaven Too, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1940 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Kenneth Clarke: English politician Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
- Dutch Prime Minister Colijn publishes Borders of 2 Worlds (German victory)
- Hitler orders invasion of England
- Prime Minister Churchill meets General Major B Montgomery
- Lake Washington (Seattle, Washington) Floating Bridge dedicated.
- Indian independence leader Subhas Chandra Bose is arrested and detained in Calcutta.
- WWII: British-owned off northwest Ireland with the loss of around 865 lives.
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