Tuesday 2 July 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
All This, and Heaven Too, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- 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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