Sunday 9 May 1943
It was Sunday, 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
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1943 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Manuel Perez Martinez: Known as "El Cura Pérez" ("Pérez the Priest"), was leader of the Colombian National Liberation Army (ELN) over three decades.
- Chriet Titulaer: Dutch astronomer and popular science and technology writer.
- Vince Cable: English economist and politician Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills.
- Anders Isaksson: Swedish journalist, writer, and historian (Born 1943).
- Colin Pillinger: English astronomer chemist and academic (d. 2014).
- 5th German Panser army surrenders in Tunisia.
- Rotschild-Haddassh University Hospital opens.
- May 12 ampndash Japanese troops carry out the Changjiao massacre in Changjiao, Hunan, China.
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