Wednesday 10 June 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Janet Vogel and Gordon Burns.
Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Augsburg]
- Saint Olivia
- Saint Bardo
- Saint Landoald, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Landericus, bishop of Paris, confessor [BLS; GTZ: Paris; PCP (Paris)]
- Jodocus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: LiFge]
- Blessed Henry of Treviso, confessor
- Blessed Getulius, Amancius and Cerealus, martyrs [GTZ: Trier]
- Saint Fortunatus, bishop of Trier, confessor
- Blessed priest Ward Poppe
- Saint Censurius, bishop of Auxerre
- Saint Aster (died 362)
- Saint Maurinus, abbot, martyr [GTZ: Cologne]
- Saint Anianus, bishop of Chartres
- Saint Amantius, martyr [GTZ: Metz]
- Portugal Day ? National day of Portugal, Cam)es and the Portuguese Communities
- Blessed Margaret, queen of Scotland [PRI: England]
- Roman Empire ? fourth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Saint Evremundus, abbot [GTZ: Senlis]
- Janet Vogel: Rocker (Skyliners).
- Gordon Burns: Irish gameshow host and television presenter.
- Chantal Goya: Vietnamese-French singer and actress.
- Arthur Hamilton: Lord Hamilton Scottish lawyer and judge.
- Preston Manning: Canadian politician.
- Jean Van Royen: Secretary-General of Concentration Camp Amersfoort, dies at 63.
- Massacre at Lidice (Czechoslovakia), Gestapo kills 173
- Nazis burn village of Lidice Bohemia, as reprisal of killing Heydrich
- World War II: Nazis burn the Czech village of Lidice in reprisal for the killing of Reinhard Heydrich.
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