Friday February 20, 1942
US date format: 2/20/1942, UK date format: 20/2/1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Claude Miller and Mitch McConnell.
Black Dragons, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 20, 1942?
- Lieutenant E H O'Hare single-handedly shoots down five Japanese heavy bombers.
- Lieutenant Edward O'Hare becomes America's first U.S. Navy WWII flying ace.
- Guido Gasperini: Composer, dies at 76.
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