Saturday 18 April 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dick K J Tommel and Jochen Rindt.
Saboteur, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
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- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Dick K J Tommel: Chemist / (D66) Dutch Assistant Secretary of State (1994- ).
- Jochen Rindt: German race car driver.
- Michael Beloff: English lawyer and academic.
- Steve Blass: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- Robert Christgau: American journalist and critic.
- Stars & Stripes paper for US armed forces starts
- James H Doolittle bombs Tokyo and other Japanese cities
- Pierre Laval becomes Prime Minister of Vichy France.
- Stars and Stripes paper for US armed forces starts.
- (about 1215 hours) Sixteen American B-25 bombers lead by Lieutenant Colonel James Doolittle bomb Tokyo, Nagoya, and Kobe, Japan. The planes were launched from the carrier Hornet 668 miles off Tokyo. 73 of the 80 crew survive as the planes land in China.
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