Thursday 12 September 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carla Dall'Oglio and Linda Gray.
The Westerner, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Carla Dall'Oglio
- Linda Gray: TV Actress.
- Gérard Renon
- Mickey Lolich: American former professional baseball player.
- Linda Gray in Santa Monica: California, USA; actress (Sue Ellen Ewing - Dallas).
- Stephen J Solarz: American politician (d. 2010).
- Carla Berlusconi: Italian noted wife of Silvio Berlusconi whom she married in Milan 5/06/1965; two kids.
- Gerard Renon: French business executive.
- Michael Lolich: Portland sports Champions.
- Skip Hinnant: American actor.
- Patrick Mower: English actor.
- Stephen Solarz: American academic and politician (d. 2010).
- Roger K Crouch: Jamestown, Tennessee -- Astronaut (STS 83, 94).
- Susan Sennett in Santa Monica: California, USA; actress (Big Bad Mama).
- Stephen J: Solarz; American politician (Representative-Democrat-New York).
- 4 teens, following their dog down a hole near Lascaux France discover 17,000-year-old drawings now known as Lascaux Cave Paintings
- Italian troops enter Egypt
- Cave paintings are discovered in Lascaux, France.
- An explosion at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Kenvil, New Jersey kills 51 people and injures over 200.
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