Saturday 20 January 1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1940 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Carol Heiss: American figure skater and actress.
- Krishnam Raju: Indian actor and politician.
- Mandé Sidibé: Malian economist and politician Prime Minister of Mali (d. 2009).
- Carol Heiss Jenkins in New York City: New York, USA; figure skater (Olympics-gold/silver-1956, 1960).
- Georges Poulouly: France Actor.
- Georges Poujouly: French actor, singer and poet.
- Silvano Marelli: Italian terrorist.
- Jorge Peixinho: Composer
- Omar Bundy: American army general (Born 1861).
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