Thursday 15 April 1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
I Walked with a Zombie, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
- Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
- Arirang Festival is held in North Korea to commemorate Kim Il-sung's birth.
- Saint Hunna.
- Saint Basilissa
- Blessed Waltman of Antwerp
- Ancient Latvia ? Tipsa Diena was observed.
- Roman Empire ? the Fordicia was celebrated in honor of Terra.
- David Gilhooly: American artist, ceramicist and printmaker.
- Pınar Kür: Turkish author playwright and academic.
- Robert Lefkowitz: American physician and biochemist Nobel Prize laureate.
- Veronica Linklater: Baroness Linklater English politician.
- Mighty McClain: American singer-songwriter (d. 2015).
- Hugh Thompson: Jr., decorated Vietnam War helicopter pilot (Born 1943)
- Riem de Wolff: Indonesian / Dutch singer / guitarist (Blue Diamonds)
- Metropolitan Life Insurance issues a US$225 million check to Chase bank.
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