Thursday 7 November 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 7, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Claude Peyronnet and Antonio Skarmeta.
The Letter, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Gabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 7 November 1940
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Which were the important events of 7 November 1940 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
- Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
- Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
- Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Jean-Claude Peyronnet
- Guido Provoost: Belgian historian.
- Antonio Skarmeta: Chilean writer.
- Dakin Matthews: American actor director and playwright.
- Antonio Skármeta: Chilean author and academic.
- Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Washington State, USA.
- In Tacoma, Washington, the original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses in a windstorm, a mere four months after the bridge's completion.