Saturday 18 May 1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include A Marshall Stoneham and Shirley Peel.
Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1940 ?
- A Marshall Stoneham: FRS, physicist.
- Shirley Peel: American astrologer and originator of Star*Charts, a computerized astrology service in the '90s.
- Erico Aumentado: Filipino journalist lawyer and politician (d. 2012).
- German troops conquer Brussels
- Marshal Philippe Pétain is named vice-premier of France.
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