Monday July 08, 1940
US date format: 7/8/1940, UK date format: 8/7/1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Marcia Rodd and Ben Chapman.
Boys of the City, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 1940?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald