Tuesday 1 September 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include C[arolyn] J[anice] Cherry and C J Cherryh.
Across the Pacific, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel was one of the best selling books.
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- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- C[arolyn] J[anice] Cherry: United States -- Sci-fi author (Hugo, Faded Sun Trilogy).
- C J Cherryh: American writer.
- C Cherryh: American author and educator.
- Fed judge upholds detention of Japanese-Americans
- German troops land on Taman peninsula
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