Thursday 7 January 1943, Orthodox Christmas
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Shadow of a Doubt, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1943 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Nicholas Warner: Test Pilot.
- Leona Williams: singer/songwriter ("Ladies Get the Blues").
- Jim Lefebvre in Hawthorne: California, USA; baseball manager (Seattle Mariners).
- Sadako Sasaki: Japanese child victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb (d. 1955).
- Sir Richard Armstrong: British conductor.
- Richard Armstrong: English organist and conductor
- Nikola Tesla: Serbian-American inventor and engineer who was a master of electricity at a time when it was changing American life.
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