Sunday 22 September 1940US date format: 9/22/1940, UK date format: 22/9/1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 22, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Spagnou and Edward Boguslawski.
Strike Up the Band, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 22 September 1940
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Which were the important events of 22 September 1940 ?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
Sport Games on 22 September 1940
- Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 41 - 10
- New York Giants - Washington Redskins : 7 - 21
- Philadelphia Eagles - Cleveland Rams : 13 - 21
- Pittsburgh Pirates - Detroit Lions : 10 - 7