Thursday May 09, 1940
US date format: 5/9/1940, UK date format: 9/5/1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 James L Brooks and Gerti Bierenbroodspot.
Waterloo Bridge, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, 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 May 09, 1940?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
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- World War II: The German submarine U-9 sinks the French coastal submarine Doris near Den Helder.
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