Friday 13 September 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Oscar Arias and Roger Rosenblatt.
The Westerner, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Oscar Arias: Costa Rican politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
- Roger Rosenblatt: American journalist, author, playwright and teacher.
- Óscar Arias: Costa Rican politician President of Costa Rica Nobel Prize laureate.
- Kerry Stokes: Australian businessman.
- Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs
- Italian troops under Marshal Graziani attack Egypt
- World War II: German bombs damage Buckingham Palace.
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