Tuesday 21 May 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 21, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Budzynski and Tony Sheridan.
Lightning Strikes West, directed by Harry L. Fraser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1940 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Robert Budzynski
- Tony Sheridan: English singer and guitarist, an early pioneer of the "beat" music scene in Germany in the early 1960s.
- AVRO-chairman Willem Vogt fires all Jewish employees
- Reynaud forms French government
- Allied counter-attack at Atrecht, North-France.