Tuesday 8 December 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Woodsmall and Bob Love.
Cat People, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 8 December 1942 ?
- 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)
- John Woodsmall: American astrologer, computer programmer and software designer who created the Pathfinder software and the Hunter Research engine for Edwin Steinbrecher's data collection.
- Bob Love
- Mario Savio: Activist.
- Bobby Elliot: rock drummer (Hollies).
- 8th Heisman Trophy Award: Frank Sinkwich, Georgia (HB).
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