Sunday 8 August 1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Deutsch .
Phantom of the Opera, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1943 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Common Chiefs of staff meet in Quebec
- US amphibians land at St. Agata on North coast of Sicily
- Vegetables and fruit rationed in Holland
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