Friday 20 November 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 20, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joe Biden and Paulos Faraj Rahho.
Cat People, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 November 1942 ?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Joe Biden: American Democratic politician, a three-term Senator from Delaware.
- Paulos Faraj Rahho: Iraqi bishop (d. 2008).
- Calvin Klein: Designer.
- Joseph R Biden Jr American politician (Democrat-Senator-Delaware: Vice President 2009-).
- Norman Greenbaum in Massachusetts: USA; folk singer ("Spirit in the Sky").
- Meredith Monk: American composer, performer, director, vocalist, filmmaker, and choreographer.
- Sharon Olds: Poet.
- Bob Einstein: American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Norman Greenbaum: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Paulos Rahho: Iraqi archbishop (d. 2008).
- Robert Costanzo: American actor director and producer.
- Gary Ackerman: Politician.
- 26th Russian Armoured Corps recaptures Perelazovski
- British 8th Army recaptures Benghazi, Libya
- Hitler names Field Marshal Erich von Manstein becomes commanding
- Soviet army offensive, 1 million Russians breach German lines
- NHL abolishes regular season overtime until World War II is over.