Tuesday July 14, 1942
US date format: 7/14/1942, UK date format: 14/7/1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 14, 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 Javier Solana and Ken Hutcherson.
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 14, 1942?
- 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
- 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
- Riots against Jews in Amsterdam
- WWII: Germany introduces the Ostvolk Medal for Soviet personnel in the Wehrmacht.
- Holocaust: By order of the Vichy France government headed by Pierre Laval, French police officers round-up 13,000–20,000 Jews and imprison them in the Winter Velodrome.
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