Saturday July 11, 1942
US date format: 7/11/1942, UK date format: 11/7/1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Tomasz Stańko and Jean Jourden.
Crossroads, directed by Jack Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 11, 1942?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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- Simon de la Bella: Dutch President (NVV), dies in Dachau.