Thursday 11 February 1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Win Griffiths and Iain Cameron.
Journey Into Fear, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1943 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Win Griffiths: British Member of Parliament.
- Iain Cameron: British brigadier.
- Serge Lama: French singer and songwriter whose most famous song is "Je Suis Malade," written with Alice Dona.
- Serge : Bordeaux Actor.
- Joselito : Spanish singer and actor.
- Alan Rubin: American trumpet player (The Blues Brothers) (d. 2011)
- Stan Szelest: Stan Szelest American keyboard player (The Band) (d. 1991)
- General Eisenhower selected to command the allied armies in Europe
- Transport nr 47 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
- US General Eisenhower is selected to command the Allied armies in Europe.
- World War II: General Dwight Eisenhower is selected to command the allied armies in Europe.
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