Monday April 27, 1942
US date format: 4/27/1942, UK date format: 27/4/1942
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 27, 1942). 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 John Buck and Jim Keltner.
The Panther's Claw, directed by William Beaudine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 27, 1942?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
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- Tornado destroys Pryor, Oklahoma, USA killing 100, injuring 300.
- Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars.
- WWII: A national plebiscite is held in Canada on the issue of conscription.
- The Jewish Star of David is required wearing for all Jews in the Netherlands and Belgium. Other Jews in Nazi countries have been wearing it for longer.
- John Buck: New Zealand vintner, the first person in...
- Jim Keltner: American drummer (Traveling Wilburys...
- Vittorio Cecchi Gori: Italian film producer and politician,...
- Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6: TM-18).
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