Monday 28 August 1939
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Patten and Cassie Mackin.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Alfred Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1939 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Edward Patten: US soul singer (Gladys Knight & the Pips).
- Cassie Mackin: newswoman (NBC TV).
- John Kingman: English mathematician and academic.
- Monty becomes Commandant of 3rd Iron Infantry division
- Netherland mobilizes
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