Monday 10 August 1942
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Betsey Johnson and Betsy Johnson.
Bambi, directed by James Algar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1942 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Betsey Johnson: American fashion designer best known for her feminine and whimsical designs.
- Betsy Johnson: fashion designer (1971 Winnie Award).
- Bonnie Beeferman: American teacher of languages and English.
- Michael Pepper: English physicist and engineer.
- Gen B Montgomery becomes Commandant British 8th leader in N Africa
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