Wednesday 21 August 1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ana Isabel Anderson-Imbert and Robert Camac.
Foreign Correspondent, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1940 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Ana Isabel Anderson-Imbert: Physician, rheumatologist.
- Robert Camac: Horse trainer.
- Dominick Harrod: English journalist historian and author (d. 2013).
- Endre Szemerédi: Hungarian-American mathematician and computer scientist.
- Leon Trotsky dies of injuries sustained.
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