Sunday 4 August 1940US date format: 8/4/1940, UK date format: 4/8/1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Emile Zuccarelli and Abdurrahman Wahid.
The Return of Frank James, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Emile Zuccarelli
- Abdurrahman Wahid
- Timi Yuro: American singer (d. 2004).
- Robin Harper: Scottish academic and politician.
- Karel Vachek: Director (Moravska Hellas, Elective...
- Frances Stewart: English economist and academic.
- Yuro: American singer-songwriter (d. 2004).
- Larry Knechtel: American bass player and pianist (Bread...
- Rosemarie "Timi" Yuro: US singer (Hurt).
- Vladimir Jabotinsky: Founder of Revisionist Zionism.
- Gen. John J. Pershing, in a nationwide radio broadcast, urges all-out aid to Britain in order to defend the Americas, while Charles Lindbergh speaks to an isolationist rally at Soldier Field in Chicago.