Sunday 21 January 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Fighting 69th, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1940 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Jack Nicklaus: American golfer who turned professional in 1962.
- Jack Nicklaus in Columbus: Ohio, USA; golfer (Player of Year 1967, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976).
- John McGinty: American captain Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2014).
- Marquis of Tavistock: English large landowner / multi-millionaire.
- Foreign correspondents in the Netherlands under censorship
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