Thursday 23 May 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Giles Gordon: Scottish literary agent and writer, based for most of his career in London.
- Gérard Larrousse: French race car driver.
- Levan Moseshvili: Georgian basketball player and coach.
- Bjørn Johansen: Norwegian saxophnist (d. 2002).
- Rennie Davis: American political activist in the '60s, a member of the Chicago Seven.
- 1st great dogfight between Spitfires
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