Friday 8 November 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Duffour and Charles Kowal.
Fantasia, directed by Leopold Stokowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while The Nazarene by Sholem Asch 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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- Michel Duffour
- Charles Kowal: American astronomer known for his observations and discoveries in the Solar System.
- Joe Nossek: American baseball player, a right-handed outfielder with the Minnesota Twins (1964-1966), Kansas City Athletics / Oakland Athletics (1966-1969), and the St. Louis Cardinals (1969-1970).
- RAF bombs Munich
- MS City of Rayville is sunk by a naval mine, the first US merchant to be lost in the war off Cape Otway, Australia
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