Wednesday 14 August 1940US date format: 8/14/1940, UK date format: 14/8/1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Eyen and Alexei Panshin.
Young People, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Tom Eyen: American playwright, lyricist,...
- Alexei Panshin: American writer, a novelist and sci-fi...
- Arthur Laffer: Economist.
- Dash Crofts in Cisco: Texas, USA; singer (Seals and Crofts -...
- Maria Buccella: Italian glamour model, Miss Italy...
- Galen Hall: WLAF Head Coach (Orlando Thunder, Rhein...
- Dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland