Wednesday 9 September 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Linder and Luther Simmons.
The Major and the Minor, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 9 September 1942 ?
- 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)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- John Linder: (Rep-R-Georgia).
- Luther Simmons: Rocker (Main Ingredient).
- John Gates: American musician who started with the trumpet, then the clarinet.
- Inez Foxx: Greensboro, North Carolina -- Rocker (Mockingbird, Hi Diddle Diddle).
- Danny Kalb: American singer and guitarist (Blues Project).
- 1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WWII)
- Compulsory work for women, children and old males in Batavia
- Japanese planes drop incendiary bombs on Oregon
- First bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily, Oregon.
- World War II: A Japanese floatplane drops an incendiary bomb on Oregon.
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