Monday September 09, 1940

US date format: 9/9/1940, UK date format: 9/9/1940

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 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 Joe Negroni and Hugh Morgan. King of the Royal Mounted, directed by John English, William Witney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 09, 1940?


  • North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
  • Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
  • California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
  • Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
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  • 28 German aircraft shot down above England
  • 60th US Mens Tennis: W D McNeill beats Robert L Riggs (46 68 63 63 75)
  • George Stibitz pioneers the first remote operation of a computer.

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King of the Royal Mounted

King of the Royal Mounted

Directed by: John English, William Witney

Starring: Allan Lane, Robert Strange, Robert Kellard, Lita Conway

Kleider machen Leute

Kleider machen Leute

Directed by: Helmut Käutner

Starring: Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler, Hilde Sessak, Hans Sternberg

The Mummy's Hand

The Mummy's Hand

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Dick Foran, Peggy Moran, Wallace Ford, Eduardo Ciannelli

The Howards of Virginia

The Howards of Virginia

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Before I Hang

Before I Hang

Directed by: Nick Grinde

Starring: Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett, Edward Van Sloan

Days to next September 09

If September 09, 1940 is your birthday you're 79 years, 11 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month.

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