Wednesday 14 October 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Billy Harrison and Peter Nadas.
For Me and My Gal, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Billy Harrison: Belfast, Ireland -- Rock guitarist (Them).
- Peter Nadas: Hungarian writer.
- Suzzanna : Indonesian actress (d. 2008).
- Evelio Javier: Filipino politician and civil servant (d. 1986).
- Péter Nádas: Hungarian author and playwright.
- Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution
- German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed
- Japanese battleship strikes Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
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