Sunday 10 May 1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ingram Douglas Marshall and Youssouf Sambo Ba.
This Gun for Hire, directed by Frank Tuttle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Gordianus
- Saint Isidore the Laborer
- Saint John of Avila
- Saint Job
- Saint Quaratus and Quintus
- Saint Peter Van
- Saint William of Pontoise
- Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and South Korea.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
- Saint Solange
- The first possible day on which Pentecost may fall.
- Akshaya Tritya in Hinduism.
- Astronomy Day in the United States.
- Birds' and Trees' Day in Hungary
- Memorial Day of Blessed Damien of Moloka'i
- Celebration of the Clandestine Retreat of Ma'at and Ra in Ancient Egypt.
- Constitution Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.
- Inauguration Day in South Africa.
- Mania (mythology) in Ancient Rome.
- The marriage of Shiva to Meenakshi in Madurai, India
- Ingram Douglas Marshall: Composer.
- Youssouf Sambo Ba: Burkinabe politician.
- Chantal Goya: Vietnamese-born French singer (father called Deguerre and mother de la ViIlejégu) and actress.
- Pascal Lainé: French writer and philosopher.
- Jim Calhoun: American basketball player and coach.
- Youssouf Bâ: Nigerien-Burkinabe educator and politician
- Joseph M Weber: comedian/singer (Weber and Lewis Fields), dies at age 74.
- World War II: The Thai Phayap Army invades the Shan States during the Burma Campaign.
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