Thursday 12 March 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Reap the Wild Wind, directed by Cecil B. De Mille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 March 1942 ?
- 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
- Ratko Mladić: Serbian general.
- Shabnam Shakeel: Pakistani poet and author (d. 2013).
- Jimmy Wynn: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- Ratko Mladic: Serbian military commander.
- Salvatore "the: Bull" Gravano; mobster (testified against Gotti).
- Paul Kantner in San Francisco: California, USA; rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane - "White Rabbit", "Somebody To Love").
- Henri Cuq: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France. He represented the Yvelines department, and was a member of the Union for a Popular Movement. He died on 11 June 2010.
- British troops vacate the Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal.
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