Sunday 14 July 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Susan Howatch .
All This, and Heaven Too, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 July 1940 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Susan Howatch: English author and academic.
- Due to beanball wars, Spalding advertises batting helmet with earflaps
- Lithuania becomes Lithuanian SSR
- WWII: Winston Churchill, in a worldwide broadcast, proclaims the intention of Great Britain to fight alone against Germany whatever the outcome: quotWe shall seek no terms. We shall tolerate no parley. We may show mercy. We shall ask none.quot
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