Monday 22 July 1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Stan Ross and Yuriy Klimov.
Le Jour se Leve, directed by Marcel Carn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while Kitty Foyle by Christopher Morle was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1940 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Stan Ross: NYC, New York -- Actor (New Bill Cosby Show).
- Yuriy Klimov: USSR -- Team handball (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Stan Ross in New York City: New York, USA; actor (New Bill Cosby Show).
- Judith Walzer Leavitt: American college professor.
- Alex Trebek: Canadian-American game show host of the U.S.
- Judith Leavitt: American historian and academic
- Dutch Prime Minister De Geer meets Hitler seeking peace talks
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