Thursday 16 July 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 16, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Margaret Court and Margaret Smith.
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..
What the sky looked like on 16 July 1942
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1942 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Margaret Court: Australian tennis player and minister.
- Desmond Dekker [Dacris]: Jamaica -- Reggae pioneer (Aces-Israelites).
- Margaret Smith: Court in Australia; tennis pro (1970 Grand Slam).
- John Purdin: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1964 to 1969.
- Frank Field: English politician.
- French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris
- Jews transported from Holland to extermination camp