Tuesday 12 March 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Virginia City, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- M Numminen: Finnish singer-songwriter and producer (Suomen Talvisota).
- Al Jarreau: American jazz singer, widely known for singing the theme song to the hit television series, "Moonlighting.
- Albert Johanneson: Soccer star.
- Jean Larivière: French photographer and mixed media artist (watercolours and photography).
- MA Numminen: Finnish singer and writer.
- Al Jarreau in Milwaukee: Wisconsin, USA; jazz singer ("Moonlighting").
- Finland surrenders to Russia during WWII, gives Karelische Isthmus
- Winter War: Finland signs the Moscow Peace Treaty with the Soviet Union, ceding almost all of Finnish Karelia. Finnish troops and the remaining population are immediately evacuated.
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