Tuesday 27 October 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Palm Beach Story, directed by Preston Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1942 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Phillip Catherine: Rocker.
- Edwin Wilson: Australian poet, painter, and scientist, with a strong interest in history.
- Lee Greenwood: American singer-songwriter.
- Janusz Korwin-Mikke: Polish journalist and politician.
- David Johnson: Scottish teacher, cellist and music historian.
- Helmuth Hubener: German anti-Nazi activist (Born 1925).
- 5th day of battle at El Alamein: heavy battles / Australian advance
- US aircraft carrier Hornet sinks off Santa Cruz
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