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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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.