Tuesday April 02, 1940
US date format: 4/2/1940, UK date format: 2/4/1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 2, 1940). 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 Penelope Keith and Adrien Zeller.
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe, directed by Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 02, 1940?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
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- Walt Disney Productions first offers shares in the company to the public. 155,000 shares of preferred stock are offered at US$25 per share, and 600,000 of common stock for US$5 per share. US$3.5 million is raised from the stock offering.
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