Sunday 3 May 1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lynn Farleigh and CL Otter.
In This Our Life, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1942 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Lynn Farleigh: Bristol, England -- Actress (Lovers of Their Time).
- CL Otter: American politician, governor of Idaho.
- Vera Caslavska: Czech gymnast.
- Pierre Aidenbaum: French entrepreneur and politician.
- Ron Eisenberg: American radio talk show host until fired on 8/01/1986.
- Jean Vidal: French navigator, he came in third in the 1981 transatlantic sailing race, at the helm of his 53-foot trimaran.
- Věra Čáslavská: Czech gymnast and coach
- Dave Marash: American journalist and sportscaster
- Butch Otter: American soldier and politician 32nd Governor of Idaho
- World War II: Japanese naval troops invade Tulagi Island in the Solomon Islands during the first part of Operation Mo that results in the Battle of the Coral Sea between Japanese forces and forces from the United States and Australia.
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