It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of Saturday, 23 August 1941 ?
Famous People born
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
: LPGA golfer
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1941 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Hubertus J. van Mook -- Aug. 18, 1941
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The Keys of the Kingdom
by A. J. Cronin
A magnificent story of the great adventure of individual goodness.” —The New York Times Book Review “Cronin is a first-rate literary craftsman with an honest love of simple humanity.”
by James Hilton
Random Harvest is a novel written by James Hilton, first published in 1941. The novel was immensely popular, placing second on The New York Times list of bestselling novels for the year.
First In Performance... (1941)' title
Don Q Rum, Puerto Rico, Cuba (1941)
Transcontinental & Western Airs Stratoliner to Chicago Be There Today! to Chicago 4 Hours 10 Minutes (1941)
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