Tuesday 11 August 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 11, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Betsey Johnson and Mike Hugg.
The Palm Beach Story, directed by Preston Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 August 1942 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Betsey Johnson: Designer.
- Mike Hugg: English drummer and keyboard player (Manfred Mann and The Manfreds).
- Richard Heinrich Stein: Composer, dies at 60.
- 999 Jews are taken from Mechelen transit camp in Belgium
- British aircraft carrier Eagle torpedoed and sinks
- Lieutenant General Montgomery makes landing on Gibraltar
- Actress Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil receive a patent for a frequency hopping, spread spectrum communication system that later became the basis for modern technologies in wireless telephones and Wi-Fi.