Thursday 16 May 1940US date format: 5/16/1940, UK date format: 16/5/1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gareth Roberts and Ole Ernst.
Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1940
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1940 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
Famous Birthdays:16 May
- Premier Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris
- President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt, addressing a joint session of the U.S. Congress, asks for an extraordinary credit of approximately $900 million to finance construction of at least 50,000 airplanes per year.