Friday March 29, 1940
US date format: 3/29/1940, UK date format: 29/3/1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 29, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Allan Botschinsky and Richard Bucher.
Dark Command, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 29, 1940?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
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- Joe Louis knocks out Johnny Paycheck in two rounds to retain heavyweight boxing title.
- Alexander Obolensky: Russian prince and famed Rugby Union...
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