Friday 7 May 1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Ox-Bow Incident, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1943 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- John Bannon: Australian politician, who served as the 39th Premier of South Australia, leading the Labor party to government at the 1982 election.
- Christopher Taylor White: Rocker.
- Peter Horak: Jetboat jumper.
- Terry Allen: American country music singer.
- Harvey Andrews: English singer-songwriter and poet.
- Peter Carey: Australian author and educator
- Rick West: [Richard Westwood]; rocker (Brian Poole and Tremeloes).
- British 11th Huzaren occupies Tunis Tunisia
- Liberty Ship George Washington Carver, named after scientist, is launched.
- US 1st Armour division occupies Ferryville Tunisia
- US 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta / Bensert Tunisia
- Dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labor camps.
- US first Armour division occupies Ferryville Tunisia.
- American and British forces capture Tunis and Bizerte in North Africa. 160,000 German and Italian soldiers surrender at Tunis.
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