Saturday 27 January 1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 27, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Cromwell and Brian O'Leary.
British Intelligence, directed by Terry O. Morse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 27 January 1940
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Which were the important events of 27 January 1940 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- James Cromwell: American actor and producer.
- Brian O'Leary: American scientist-astronaut; the author of several books including "Mars 1999," detailing space exploration.
- Ahmet Alptemoçin: Turkish engineer and politician 35th Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- James Cromwell in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Stretch - All in the Family, Babe).
- Petru Lucinschi: Romanian activist and politician 2nd President of Moldova.
- Reynaldo Rey: American actor and screenwriter (d. 2015).
- Terry Harper: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Isaac Babel: Russian language journalist, playwright, literary translator, and short story writer.
- -17 degrees F (-27 degrees C), CCC Camp F-16, Georgia, USA (state record).
- WWII: A peace resolution introduced in the Parliament of South Africa is defeated 81–59.