Monday 16 December 1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dimitri van Toren .
Santa Fe Trail, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingwa was one of the best selling books.
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- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Dimitri van Toren: Dutch vocalist / composer.
- Billy Hamilton: American baseball player (Born 1866).
- Joe Louis knocks out Al McCoy in six rounds for heavyweight boxing title in Chicago, Illinois.
- British air raid on Mannheim.
- WWII: Operation Abigail Rachel ampndash RAF bombing of Mannheim.
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