Friday 20 November 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph R Biden Jr American politician (Democrat-Senator-Delaware and Norman Greenbaum in Massachusetts.
Casablanca, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- 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) 
- Joseph R Biden Jr American politician (Democrat-Senator-Delaware: Vice President 2009-).
- Norman Greenbaum in Massachusetts: USA; folk singer ("Spirit in the Sky").
- Paulos Faraj Rahho: Iraqi bishop (d. 2008).
- Joe Biden: American Democratic politician, a three-term Senator from Delaware.
- Meredith Monk: American composer, performer, director, vocalist, filmmaker, and choreographer.
- Robert Costanzo: American actor director and producer
- Bob Einstein: American actor producer and screenwriter
- Norman Greenbaum: American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Paulos Rahho: Iraqi archbishop (d. 2008)
- 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.
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