Wednesday March 22, 1939
US date format: 3/22/1939, UK date format: 22/3/1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 22, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Fred F. Fielding .
Silver on the Sage, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 22, 1939?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
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- Lithuania state, forced to give Memel territory to Germany
- World War II: Germany takes Memel from Lithuania.
- After an ultimatum of March 20, Nazi Germany takes Memelland from Lithuania.
- Fred F. Fielding: Lawyer.
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