Star Map for Thursday September 17, 1942

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On 17 September 1942

Birthdate of Robert Graysmith, American author and illustrator; Des Lynam, Irish-English journalist and author; and Lupe Ontiveros, American actress (d. 2012).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Ib Melchior, Danish-American author and screenwriter (d. 2015); and Isang Yun, South Korean-German composer and educator (d. 1995).

10th anniversary

A speech by Laureano Gómez leads to the escalation of the Leticia Incident..

Birthdate of Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, emir of Qatar (d. 2016); Robert B. Parker, American author and academic (d. 2010); Indarjit Singh, Indian-English journalist; and Samuel Ogbemudia, Nigerian army officer and politician (d. 2017).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Nigel Boocock, English-Australian motorcycle racer (d. 2015); Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican-American baseball player; and Sitakant Mahapatra, Indian poet and literary critic.

Death of Walter Dubislav, German logician and philosopher of science, Vienna circle member (b. 1895).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Paul Benedict, American actor (d. 2008); Perry Robinson, American clarinet player and composer; and Bobby Wine, American baseball player and coach.

Death of Bruno Jasieski, Polish poet and author (b. 1901).

3rd anniversary

World War II: The Soviet Union joins Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland during the Polish Defensive War of 1939..

World War II: German submarine U-29 sinks the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous..

Birthdate of Carl Dennis, American poet and educator; Shelby Flint, American singer-songwriter and voice actress; and David Souter, American lawyer and jurist.

2nd anniversary

World War II: Following Nazi Germany's defeat in the Battle of Britain, Hitler postpones Operation Sea Lion indefinitely..

Birthdate of Jan Eliasson, Swedish politician and diplomat, 4th Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations; Peter Lever, English cricketer; and Gilberto Parlotti, Italian motorcycle racer (d. 1972).

1st anniversary

World War II: A decree of the Soviet State Committee of Defense, restoring Vsevobuch in the face of the Great Patriotic War, is issued..

World War II: Soviet forces enter Tehran marking the end of the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran..

Birthdate of Bob Matsui, American lawyer and politician (d. 2005).

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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