Thursday 25 April 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marian Norrie and O B McClinton [Burnett] in Senatobia.
My Favorite Wife, directed by Garson Kanin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Marian Norrie: .
- O B McClinton [Burnett] in Senatobia: Mississippi, USA; country singer ("Keep your arms around me").
- Al Pacino in New York City: New York, USA; actor (And Justice For All, Godfather, Scorpio).
- Jochen Borchert: German politician.
- Al Pacino: American actor, one of the most accomplished stars of his generation who remains a private, enigmatic figure.
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