Tuesday 27 August 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Boom Town, directed by Jack Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1940 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- David Hart: General Secretary (National Association of Head Teachers).
- Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock: Jazz guitarist.
- Fernest Arceneaux: American singer and accordion player (d. 2008).
- Sonny Sharrock: American guitarist (Last Exit) (d. 1994).
- Caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan).
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