Saturday 21 February 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Margarethe von Trotta and Magnus Linklater.
Roxie Hart, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Margarethe von Trotta: German actress and director.
- Magnus Linklater: Scottish writer, the author of several books, including "People in a Landscape - The New Highlanders.
- Margarethe Von Trotta: Berlin, Germany -- Actress / director (Marianne).
- Tony Martin: Trinidadian-American historian and educator (d. 2013).
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn.
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