Thursday May 23, 1940
US date format: 5/23/1940, UK date format: 23/5/1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 23, 1940). 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 Gérard Larrousse and Rennie Davis.
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..
Which were the important events of May 23, 1940?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
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- 1st great dogfight between Spitfires
French race car driver.
American political activist in the '60s,...
Scottish literary agent and writer,...
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 23, 1940?
On May 23, 1940 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is May 23, 1940?
On May 23, 1940 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 23, 1940?
On May 23, 1940 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 23, 1940?
On May 23, 1940 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 23, 1940?
On May 23, 1940 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 23, 1940?
On May 23, 1940 several famous people were born including, Gérard Larrousse, Rennie Davis, Patrick Hoguet.
Which famous people died on May 23, 1940?
Famous people died on May 23, 1940 include, Paul Nizan, Andrej N Rimsky-Korssakov.