Thursday 17 July 1941
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William Ancion and Gribouille .
The Shepherd of the Hills, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
while Random Harvest by James Hilton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching CBS Television Quiz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 July 1941 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- William Ancion: Belgian politician in the Social Christian Party, assistant to the Mayor of Liege.
- Gribouille : French singer, musician, and song writer.
- Daryle Lamonica: Oakland Raiders' quarterback (AFL leading passer 1967).
- Bob Taylor: English cricketer.
- Achim Warmbold: German race car driver and manager.
- WWII: A BBC broadcast by ampquotColonel Brittonampquot calls on the people of occupied Europe to resist the Nazis under the slogan ampquotV for Victoryampquot.
- The first episode ''The Midnight Snack'' in which Tom and Jerry are officially named, more than a year after their first production ''Puss Gets the Boot''
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