Sunday 21 July 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James E Clyburn .
They Drive by Night, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while The Nazarene by Sholem Asch 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 21 July 1940 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Soviet Union annexes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
- VARA-management accepts Rost of Tonningens demands
- The Estonian SSR, Latvian SSR and Lithuanian SSR are proclaimed in Moscow.
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