Tuesday 14 July 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 14, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Javier Solana and Harrison Ford.
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..
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Which were the important events of 14 July 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
- Javier Solana: Spanish politician, Secretary General of NATO and European Union High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.
- Roger McGuinn: Musician.
- Harrison Ford: Actor.
- Richard Duryea: American noted family, the son of actor Dan Duryea.
- Ken Hutcherson: American football player (d. 2013).
- 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.
- Georges Bégué and others escape from the Mauzac prison camp.