Wednesday February 11, 1942
US date format: 2/11/1942, UK date format: 11/2/1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 11, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include François d'Orcival and James Couchman.
The Mad Doctor of Market Street, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 11, 1942?
- 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.
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- Archie comic book debuts.
- The first gold record is presented to Glenn Miller for ''Chattanooga Choo Choo''.
- World War II: The Battle of Bukit Timah is fought in Singapore.
- Operation Cerberus A flotilla of Kriegsmarine ships dash from Brest through the English Channel to northern ports the British fail to sink any one of them.
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