Monday July 13, 1942
US date format: 7/13/1942, UK date format: 13/7/1942
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 Harrison Ford and Roger McGuinn.
Holiday Inn, directed by Mark Sandrich, 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 13, 1942?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by Nazis
- German occupiers imprison 800 prominent Dutch as hostages
- SS shoots 1,500 Jews in Josefov Poland