Tuesday April 09, 1940
US date format: 4/9/1940, UK date format: 9/4/1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 9, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Christian Sautter and Vasily Dmiotriyevich Shcheglov.
Two Girls on Broadway, directed by S. Sylvan Simon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 09, 1940?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
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- Germany invades Norway and Denmark during WWII (Denmark surrenders)
- World War II: Operation Weserubung : Germany invades Denmark and Norway.
- Opening day at Jamaica Racetrack features the use of pari-mutuel betting equipment, a departure from bookmaking heretofore used exclusively throughout New York state. Other NY tracks follow suit later in 1940.
- Mrs Patrick Campbell: English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide).
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