Monday 12 February 1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hank Brown American politician (Representative-Republican-Colorado and Ralph Bates.
La Bête Humaine, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Hank Brown American politician (Representative-Republican-Colorado: 1981-88).
- Ralph Bates: English actor (d. 1991).
- Victor Taylor: American graphic artist for Astro-Analytics for years.
- Richard Lynch: American actor and producer (d. 2012).
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