Thursday 2 July 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 2, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vicente Fox and Picha .
The Pride of the Yankees, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1942 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Vicente Fox: Mexican businessman and politician 35th President of Mexico.
- Georgi Ivanov: Bulgaria -- Cosmonaut (Soyuz 33).
- Genevieve Bujold: Actress.
- John Eekelaar: South African-English lawyer and scholar.
- Vincente Fox: Mexican politician, Opposition leader who won the presidential elections on his birthday, 7/02/2000.
- Andrae Crouch: Musician.