Friday 14 August 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Talk of the Town, directed by George Stevens, 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 14 August 1942 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Sandy Gilmour in Montclair: New Jersey, USA; newscaster (Prime Time Sunday).
- Willie Dunn: Canadian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2013).
- Jackie Oliver: British Formula One driver.
- Bertrand Collomb: French entrepreneur.
- Dwight D Eisenhower named commander for invasion of North Africa
- 'night'' ampndash In London, instruments detect a massive burst of cosmic rays.
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