Tuesday May 14, 1940
US date format: 5/14/1940, UK date format: 14/5/1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 14, 1940). 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 Chay Blyth and Troy Shondell.
Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 14, 1940?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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- Admiral Furstner departs to England
- Nazi bombs Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrender to Germany
- German breakthrough at Sedan.
- Lord Beaverbrook is appointed British minister of aircraft production.
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Scottish adventurer, a lone,...
British Soldier, VC recipient (d. 1982).
Sir George Mathewson is best known for...
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 14, 1940?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 14, 1940?
On May 14, 1940 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 14, 1940?
On May 14, 1940 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 14, 1940?
On May 14, 1940 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 14, 1940?
On May 14, 1940 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 14, 1940?
On May 14, 1940 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 14, 1940?
On May 14, 1940 several famous people were born including, Chay Blyth, Troy Shondell, 'H' Jones.
Which famous people died on May 14, 1940?
Famous people died on May 14, 1940 include, Eddy [Charles E] du Platform, Menno ter Braak, Jacob van Gelderen.