Friday 24 April 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Barbra Streisand and Richard M Daley.
In This Our Life, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1942 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Barbra Streisand: American singer and actress, began rising steadily upwards from 1961 by doing TV, records, Broadway, magazine covers and film.
- Richard M Daley: American politician.
- Richard M: Daley; American politician (mayor-Democrat-Chicago).
- Valeri Abramovich: Voloshin; Russian cosmonaut.
- Ken Auletta: Journalist.
- Richard Daley: American politician and noted family, the son of legendary Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley.
- Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah: Sri Lankan lawyer and academic.
- Barbra [Joan] Streisand in Brooklyn: New York, USA; singer/actress/award winner (Funny Girl, "The Way We Were").
- Barry Hannah: Novelist.