Thursday 3 October 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Troy and Jean Ratelle NHL center (New York Rangers.
The Long Voyage Home, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while Stars on the Sea by F. van Wyck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1940 ?
- Mike Troy: US swimmer (1960 Olympics - 2 Gold Medals).
- Jean Ratelle NHL center (New York Rangers: Boston Bruins).
- Rolando Rigoli: Italian swordsman.
- Sheila Fearn: English actress.
- Alan O'Day: American singer-songwriter (d. 2013).
- Jean Ratelle: Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- France Vichy government proclaims end to Jewish status
- US forms parachute troops
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