Wednesday 7 August 1940US date format: 8/7/1940, UK date format: 7/8/1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 7, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Dehaene and Francesco Cardella.
Foreign Correspondent, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Jean-Luc Dehaene: French-Belgian lawyer and politician...
- Francesco Cardella: Italian manager of Saman, a community...
- Marlyn Mason in San Fernando: California, USA; actress (Making It,...
- Tom Barlow: (Rep-D-Kentucky).
- Jean Dehaene: Belgian politician, named prime minister...
- Churchill recognizes De Gaulle government in exile
- Largest amount paid for a stamp (US$45,000 for 1-cent 1856 British Guiana).
- World War II: Alsace Lorraine is annexed by the Third Reich.