Saturday July 20, 1940
US date format: 7/20/1940, UK date format: 20/7/1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 20, 1940). 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 Gérard Guégan and Tony Oliva baseball player.
Pride and Prejudice, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 20, 1940?
- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
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- Germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in the Netherlands
- Nazi collaborator Rost of Tonningen appointed Director of Marxist
- Denmark leaves the League of Nations.
- U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Hatch Act of 1939, limiting political activity by Federal government employees.
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- Y G Van de Peat: Dutch Director of Employment, commits...