Thursday 7 November 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Guido Provoost and Antonio Skarmeta.
Fantasia, directed by Leopold Stokowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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)
- 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.
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