Thursday 4 July 1940, US Independence Day
It was Thursday, 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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Which were the important events of 4 July 1940 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Joost P van Iersel: Dutch MP (CDA).
- Walter Greenman: Horse trainer.
- Jean-Pierre Dubois: French race horse owner, trainer and breeder, and former jockey who twice won the Prix d'Amérique - on High Echelon (1979) and Hymour (1982).
- Günther Kranner: Austrian dancer.
- Karolyn Grimes: American actress.
- Dave Rowberry: English pianist and songwriter (The Animals) (d. 2003)
- Pat Stapleton: Canadian ice hockey player
- British destroys French battle fleet at Oran, Algeria, 1267 die
- German occupiers forbids anti-Nazis speeches
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