Thursday 8 February 1940US date format: 2/8/1940, UK date format: 8/2/1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Talib Rasul Hakim and François Démard.
Castle on the Hudson, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
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- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Talib Rasul Hakim: Composer.
- François Démard: French medical specialist, an...
- Ted Koppel: English-American journalist.
- Lodtz, 1st large ghetto established by Nazis in Poland