Friday 31 May 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 31, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Duhamel and Alfonso Guerra.
The Ghost Breakers, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1940 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Alain Duhamel: French journalist and political commentator.
- Alfonso Guerra: Spanish politician, the Vice-President 1987.
- Gilbert Louis: French Catholic clergyman, the 104th bishop of Chalons-en-Champagne since 1999.
- Elfi Mikesch: Cinematographer (Erotique, Out of America, Malina).
- Gilbert Shelton: American underground comics illustrator.
- General Major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken