Sunday 8 December 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 8, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jenny Linden and Isabella Biagini.
Santa Fe Trail, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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 8 December 1940
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Which were the important events of 8 December 1940 ?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Jenny Linden: English actress (Hedda, Dr Who & the Daleks).
- Isabella Biagini: Italian actress and showgirl.
- Huguette Paquet: French movie technician, married to Gill Paquet on 7/17/1969; two kids.
- Brant Alyea: American baseball player.
- George Lloyd (bishop of Saskatchewan): Anglican Bishop and theologian (Born 1861).
- 1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0