Sunday August 24, 1941
US date format: 8/24/1941, UK date format: 24/8/1941
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 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 Paola Pitagora and Ernest Wright Jr.
Lady Be Good, directed by Norman Z. McLeod, Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
On TV people were watching CBS Television Quiz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 24, 1941?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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- WWII: A Luftwaffe bomb hits an Estonian steamer with 3,500 Soviet-mobilized Estonian men on board, killing 598 of them.
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