Wednesday 20 May 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hubert Haenel and David Proval.
Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Hubert Haenel
- David Proval
- Jill "Paula" Jackson in McCamey: Texas, USA; singer (Paul and Paula - "Hey Paula").
- Raymond Chrétien: Canadian lawyer and diplomat Canadian Ambassador to the United States.
- Paula [Jill Jackson]: Texas, United States -- Singer (Hey Paula).
- Carlos Hathcock: American sergeant and sniper (d. 1999).
- Simon Keswick: British financier / Merchant (Hong Kong).
- Lynn Davies: Welsh sprinter and long jumper.
- Jill Jackson: American singer (Paul & Paula).
- US Navy 1st permitted black recruits to serve
- US Navy first permits black recruits to serve.
- The first African-American seamen are taken into the United States Navy.