Sunday 7 January 1940, Orthodox Christmas
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 7, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William Elgin Swinton and Claude Andreuzza.
The Shop Around the Corner, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 7 January 1940
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1940 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.