Star Map for Saturday April 18, 1942

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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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Available sizes: 11x14", 16x20" or 18x24", 40x50cm or 50x70 cm, standard sizes so you will always find a frame that you like and that fits.

On 18 April 1942

World War II: The Doolittle Raid on Japan: Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoya are bombed..

Pierre Laval becomes Prime Minister of Vichy France..

Birthdate of Michael Beloff, English lawyer and academic; Steve Blass, American baseball player and sportscaster; Robert Christgau, American journalist and critic; and Jochen Rindt, German-Austrian race car driver (d. 1970).

Death of Aleksander Mitt, Estonian speed skater (b. 1903); and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American heiress, sculptor and art collector, founded the Whitney Museum of American Art (b. 1875).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Eugene Houdry, French-American mechanical engineer and inventor (d. 1962).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Ty LaForest, Canadian-American baseball player (d. 1947).

Death of Vladimir Serbsky, Russian psychiatrist and academic (b. 1858).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Jan Kaplický, Czech architect, designed the Selfridges Building (d. 2009); Tatyana Shchelkanova, Russian long jumper and heptathlete (d. 2011); and Teddy Taylor, Scottish journalist and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland.

4th anniversary

Death of George Bryant, American archer (b. 1878).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Glen Hardin, American pianist and arranger; and Thomas J. Moyer, American lawyer and judge (d. 2010).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Joseph L. Goldstein, American biochemist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate; and Mike Vickers, English guitarist, saxophonist, and songwriter.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Michael D. Higgins, Irish sociologist and politician, 9th President of Ireland.

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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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You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 21.6x27.9cm to 50x70cm. You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 8.5x11" to 18x24".

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