Friday 23 February 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jermyn P and Myriam Colombi.
The Baker's Wife, directed by Marcel Pagnol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Jermyn P: Brooks; CEO (Price Waterhouse Europe).
- Myriam Colombi: French actress and theatre director, who spent eleven years at the Comédie-Française.
- Peter Fonda: American actor on stage and in films, screenwriter and producer.
- Myriam Colomdi: La Carneille Actor.
- Jackie Smith: American football player.
- Kamer Genç: Turkish politician of Zaza origin (d. 2016)
- Russian troops conquer Lasi Island.
- RKO Radio Pictures releases Walt Disney's animated film Pinocchio to theaters in the USA.
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