It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). .
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Tuesday, 07 November 1944 ?


Holidays
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
  • Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
  • Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
  • Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Facts
  • FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)
  • Train crashes in tunnel of Aguadilla Spain; about 500 die
  • US President Franklin Roosevelt wins fourth term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (Republican).
  • A passenger train derails in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico from excessive speed when descending a hill. 16 people are killed and 50 are injured.
  • Soviet spy Richard Sorge, a half-Russian, half-German World War I veteran, is hanged by his Japanese captors along with 34 of his ring.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President of the United States of America.

Famous People born
James Hashow: Composer
Jim Watkins in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Jerry - Magician).
Joe Niekro;: baseball knuckler (New York Yankees).
Ken Patera: American professional wrestler
Luigi Riva: Italian footballer

Famous People died
Richard Sorge & Ozaki: Spies, hanged in Tokyo
Hannah Szenes: Jewish woman who parachuted into Yugoslavia during World War II to help save the Jews of Hungary (Born 1921)
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Books

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Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith

Strange Fruit

by Lillian Smith


When it was first published in 1944, this novel sparked immediate controversy and became a huge bestseller. It captured with devastating accuracy the deep-seated racial conflicts of a tightly knit southern town.

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Robe

by Lloyd C. Douglas


A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

by Betty Smith


The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and incident.

Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor

Forever Amber

by Kathleen Winsor


Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the Merry Monarch, Charles II.

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