Wednesday 18 November 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Qabus bin Said and Linda Evans in Hartford.
You Were Never Lovelier, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 November 1942 ?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Qabus bin Said: Sultan of Oman (1970- ).
- Linda Evans in Hartford: Connecticut, USA; actress (Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo).
- Jeffrey Siegel in Chicago: Illinois, USA; pianist (Chicago Symphony).
- Linda Evans: American actress, probably best known for the role of Krystle Carrington in "Dynasty," a TV night-time soap that aired from 1981-1989.
- Susan Sullivan: American actress.
- Thornton Wilders Skin of our Teeth, premieres in New York City
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