Tuesday 27 February 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Baker's Wife, directed by Marcel Pagnol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Pierre Duchesne: Canadian politician 28th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec.
- Howard Hesseman: American actor.
- Bill Hunter: Australian actor (d. 2011).
- Barbara Kelly: CEO (Scottish Consumer Council).
- Peter Behrens: German architect and designer.
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