Wednesday 14 February 1940, Valentine's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 14, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Porpoise and first porpoise born in captivity in US (Marineland.
Charlie Chan in Panama, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 14 February 1940
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Which were the important events of 14 February 1940 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Porpoise: 1st born in captivity in US (Marineland, Florida).
- first porpoise born in captivity in US (Marineland: Florida).
- James Maynard: American businessman co-founded Golden Corral.
- British merchant vessel fleet is armed.