Sunday 24 November 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Bank Dick, directed by Edward F. Cline, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the important events of 24 November 1940 ?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Don Metz: American architect.
- Paul Tagliabue: American lawyer and businessman.
- Eric Wilson: Canadian author and educator.
- Wendell Morris Logan: Composer.
- World War II: Slovakia becomes a signatory to the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis Powers.
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- Scrub Me, Mama, With a Boogie Beat - Will Bradley & His Orchestra
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