Friday 5 July 1940US date format: 7/5/1940, UK date format: 5/7/1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eddie Miles and Karen Shepherd.
Maryland, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Eddie Miles
- Karen Shepherd: (Rep-D-Utah).
- Chuck Close: American artist, painter, photographer.
- Bud Andrews: American radio host and producer (d....
- Diplomatic relations broken between Great Britain and Vichy government in France.
- World War II: the United Kingdom and the Vichy France government break off diplomatic relations.