Thursday 16 April 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sir Frank Williams and Jim Lonborg.
Saboteur, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Drivin' Woman by Elizabeth Pickett was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Sir Frank Williams: English Formula One constructor and team principal.
- Jim Lonborg: American baseball player.
- Frank Williams: English businessman founded the Williams F1 Racing Team.
- King George VI awards George Cross to Island of Malta
- Japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship.
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