Friday 20 March 1942US date format: 3/20/1942, UK date format: 20/3/1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 20, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Minge and Robin Luke.
My Favorite Blonde, directed by Sidney Lanfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1942 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
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- Theodoro Valcarcel: Composer, dies at 41.
- Convoy PQ13 departs Reykjavik Iceland to Russia
- Gen MacArthur vows, I shall return
- Major German assault on Malta.
- World War II: General Douglas MacArthur, at Terowie, South Australia, makes his famous speech regarding the fall of the Philippines, in which he says: ''I came out of Bataan and I shall return''.