Wednesday 6 May 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gilbert Duquenoix and Colin Earl.
This Gun for Hire, directed by Frank Tuttle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Windswept Mary by Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1942 ?
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Gilbert Duquenoix: French popular seer and magician with the stage name "Nathaniel.
- Colin Earl: Rocker.
- Ariel Dorfman: Argentinian author playwright and academic.
- David Friesen: American bassist.
- Rin Kaiho: Chinese-Japanese go player.
- World War II: On Corregidor, the last American forces in the Philippines surrender to the Japanese.
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