Sunday 30 August 1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Aitken and Jean Capdouze.
Across the Pacific, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1942 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Jonathan Aitken: British politician, a Member of Parliament returned at the General Election of 6/11/1987.
- Jean Capdouze: .
- Zafer Ergin: Turkish actor.
- Pervez Sajjad: Pakistani cricketer.
- Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
- World War II: the Battle of Alam Halfa begins.
- Luxembourg is formally annexed to the German Reich.
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