Wednesday 22 May 1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kieth Merrill and Michael Sarrazin.
Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Kieth Merrill: American filmmaker.
- Michael Sarrazin: Canadian actor (d. 2011).
- Bernard Shaw: American television journalist.
- Dutch Premier De Geer begins working with Germans.
- WWII: The British Parliament passes a further Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, giving the government full control over all persons and property.
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