Saturday 2 December 1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 2, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Harry Reid and Alain Senderens.
The Devil's Daughter, directed by Arthur H. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 December 1939
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Which were the important events of 2 December 1939 ?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Harry Reid: American politician.
- Alain Senderens: French chef, credited as one of the founders of Nouvelle Cuisine.
- Lee Trevino: Athlete.
- Jonathan Hunt: New Zealand politician, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
- Yael Dayan: Israeli journalist author and politician.
- Francis Fox: Canadian lawyer and politician 48th Secretary of State for Canada.
- New York's La Guardia Airport begins operations as an airliner from Chicago lands, one minute after midnight.
- British Imperial Airways and British Airways merge to form BOAC.
- New York City's La Guardia Airport opens.