Wednesday September 09, 1942

US date format: 9/9/1942, UK date format: 9/9/1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 1942). 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 John Gates and Luther Simmons. Overland Mail, directed by Ford Beebe, John Rawlins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 09, 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)
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  • 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
  • World War II: A Japanese floatplane drops an incendiary bomb on Oregon.

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Overland Mail

Overland Mail

Directed by: Ford Beebe, John Rawlins

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Helen Parrish, Noah Beery Jr., Don Terry

Deep in the Heart of Texas

Deep in the Heart of Texas

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

Tomorrow We Live

Tomorrow We Live

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, Jean Parker, Emmett Lynn, William Marshall

In Which We Serve

In Which We Serve

Directed by: Noël Coward, David Lean

Starring: Noël Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson

Country: United States of America

Manila Calling

Manila Calling

Directed by: Herbert I. Leeds

Starring: Lloyd Nolan, Carole Landis, Cornel Wilde, James Gleason

Days to next September 09

If September 09, 1942 is your birthday you're 77 years, 10 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 5 days.

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