Wednesday 27 August 1941
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cesária Évora and Bernard Ebbers.
The Little Foxes, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
while The Keys of the Kingdom by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
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- 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).
- János Konrád: Hungarian water polo player and swimmer (d. 2014).
- 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.
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