Tuesday 20 October 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Earl Hindman and Christiane Nusslein-Volhard.
Now, Voyager, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1942 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Earl Hindman: American actor (d. 2003).
- Christiane Nusslein-Volhard: German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
- Duncan Rice: Sir Duncan Rice is a Scottish historian and university administrator.
- Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard: German biologist and geneticist Nobel Prize laureate.
- Bart Zoet: Dutch cyclist (d. 1992).
- May Robson: Actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84.
- Durham Manifesto calls for fundamental changes in race relations
- "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations.
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