Monday 20 August 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Love Letters, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1945 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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- Dodgers Tommy Brown, 17, is youngest player to hit a HR
- Robert Hamilton wins PGA golf tournament
- Russian troops occupy Harbin and Mukden
- Tommy Brown, Brooklyn Dodger becomes youngest HR hitter (17)
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- Life: General Spaatz
- Time: Japan's acceptance of unconditional surrender on August 14, 1945, ending WWII.
- Life: Jet plane
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Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...
A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...
Walter of Gurnie, bastard son of an English peer, is forced to flee from Oxford for his part in the university riots of 1273. Inspired by Friar Bacon, he determines to travel to China.
From a review: "The White Tower was written towards the end of WW2 & set in that time period. Although the book hinges on a rather fantastic coincidence right from the start, if you go along with it it's a ...
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