Wednesday 21 August 1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
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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