Sunday 11 February 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 11, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Garth Carpenter and Kathy Ford.
Castle on the Hudson, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 February 1940
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1940 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Garth Carpenter: British-born New Zealander, professional astrologer, and author of astrology books who researched astrological themes for his postgraduate theses.
- Kathy Ford: American heiress, widowed with the death of Henry Ford II, 70, who died of pneumonia on 9/29/1987.
- Calvin Fowler: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Basketball player (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Anne Gregg: Irish popular writer and TV anchorwoman for "Holiday.
- Mick Staton: American soldier and politician (d. 2014).
- John Buchan: first Baron Tweedsmuir, Governor-General of Canada (1935-40), dies.