Tuesday 13 April 1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Koch and Eve Graham.
Edge of Darkness, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Bill Koch: US skier.
- Eve Graham: rocker (New Seekers).
- Billy Kidd: American athlete, an Olympic skier, he and Jim Heuga were the first two Americans to win medals in the Olympics Alpine Skiing event.
- Tim Krabbé: Dutch writer with multiple talents and interests.
- Rory Marcato: American astrologer and member of NCGR and its research committee from 1970 becoming involved with its suicide research study.
- Philip Norman: English journalist author and playwright
- Catholic University Nijegen closes
- FDR dedicates Jefferson Memorial
- US President Franklin Roosevelt dedicates Jefferson Memorial.
- World War II: The discovery of a mass grave of Polish prisoners of war executed by Soviet forces in the Katyn Forest Massacre is announced, causing a diplomatic rift between the Polish government in exile in London from the Soviet Union, which denies responsibility.
- The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C., on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birth.
- WWII: Radio Berlin announces the discovery by Wehrmacht of mass graves of Poles killed by Soviets in the Katyn massacre.
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