Saturday 29 June 1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Louise S Groenman and Viacheslav Artyomov.
All This, and Heaven Too, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Louise S Groenman: Dutch MP (D66).
- Viacheslav Artyomov: Composer.
- Vyacheslav Artyomov: Russian composer.
- John Dawes: Welsh rugby player and coach.
- Paul Klee: Swiss teacher and artist, one of the most original artists of his time.
- Anjer (Carnation) Day-anniversary of Prince Bernhard
- Batman Comics, mobsters rubbed out a circus highwire team known as the Flying Graysons, leaving their son Dick (Robin) an orphan
- US passes Alien Registration Act requiring Aliens to register.
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