Wednesday July 29, 1942
US date format: 7/29/1942, UK date format: 29/7/1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 29, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Tony Sirico and Sharon Gans.
Wake Island, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 29, 1942?
- Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd
- The Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR institutes the Order of Suvorov, the Order of Kutuzov, and reinstates the Order of Alexander Nevsky.