Saturday 8 May 1943
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Samwell-Smith and Paul Samwell-Smith in London.
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 8 May 1943 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Rick Samwell-Smith: Rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love).
- Paul Samwell-Smith in London: England; rocker (The Yardbirds - "For Your Love").
- Toni Tennille in Montgomery: Alabama, USA; female Beachboy (Captain and Tennille).
- Pat Barker: English author.
- Jon Mark: English-New Zealand singer-songwriter and guitarist (Sweet Thursday and Mark-Almond).
- Paul Samwell-Smith: English bass player and producer (The Yardbirds and Box of Frogs)
- Adm Cunningham of British fleet: Sink, burn & destroy
- 69th Preakness: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 1:57.4.
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