Thursday 27 August 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Daryl Dragon in Pasadena and Daryl Dragon.
A Yank at Eton, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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
- Daryl Dragon in Pasadena: California, USA; keyboardist (Captain and Tennille).
- Daryl Dragon: American musician and noted family, the son of famed conductor Carmen Dragon.
- Brian Peckford: Canadian educator and politician 3rd Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan and Italy
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