Saturday 15 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 Harve Brosten and David Cronenberg.
Action in the North Atlantic, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1943 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Harve Brosten: Comedy writer / producer / director (All in the Family).
- David Cronenberg: Canadian screenwriter and film director.
- Liane Wade: American astrologer, a student since the mid-1980s.
- Paul Bégin: Canadian lawyer and politician.
- Freddie Perren: American songwriter producer and conductor (d. 2004).
- Halifax bombers sinks U-463
- Joseph Stalin dissolves the Comintern (or Third International).
- The Comintern is dissolved in Moscow.
- WWII: Operation Chastise by RAF 617 Sqdn are carried out on German dams.
- Holocaust: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends.
- Greek physician Marco Nahon arrives at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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