Wednesday October 22, 1941
US date format: 10/22/1941, UK date format: 22/10/1941
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 22, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Giancarlo Parretti and Ahmet Işıkara.
Zis Boom Bah, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 22, 1941?
- World War II: French resistance member Guy Moquet and 29 other hostages are executed by the Germans in retaliation for the death of a German officer.
- Guy Moquet: French hero of the...