Wednesday 27 November 1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 27, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bruce Lee and Antonio Tarzia.
The Philadelphia Story, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Gabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 27 November 1940
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- Bruce Lee: Chinese-American actor and martial arts expert who portrayed heroism and grace in movies featuring his martial arts.
- Antonio Tarzia: Italian ecclesiastic, a Roman Catholic priest who was the manager and editor of the newspaper "Edizioni Paoline.
- Bruce Lee in San Francisco: California, USA; karate star/actor (Green Hornet).
- John Alderton: Gainsborough, England -- Actor (Zardoz).
- Nicolae Iorga: Romanian historian and politician 34th Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1940).
- 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)
- Nazis signs Technical Hague court Delft
- World War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.