Wednesday 27 August 1941
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cesária Évora and Bernard Ebbers.
Ladies in Retirement, directed by Charles Vidor, 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..
What the sky looked like on 27 August 1941
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1941 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Cesária Évora: Cape Verdean singer (d. 2011).
- Bernard Ebbers
- Yuri Vassilyevich Malyshev: USSR -- Cosmonaut (Soyuz T-2, T-11).
- Barbet Schroeder: Director.
- Harrison Page: American actor.
- Shah of Iran abdicates throne to his son Reza Pahlawi
- WWII ampndash Pierre Laval is shot in an assassination attempt at Versailles, France.