Sunday October 01, 1939
US date format: 10/1/1939, UK date format: 1/10/1939
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include George Archer and Arlette Franco.
Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday, directed by Walter Forde, 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..
Which were the important events of October 01, 1939?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- Churchill calls Soviets riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma
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