Monday 5 August 1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Return of Frank James, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1940 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Rick Huxley: English bass player (The Dave Clark Five) (d. 2013).
- Alec Wildenstein: French billionaire, businessman, art dealer, racehorse owner, and breeder.
- Roman Gabriel: American football player.
- Frederick A Cook: United States -- Explorer (North Pole), dies at 75.
- Acquaintance blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge
- World War II: the Soviet Union formally annexes Latvia.
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