Friday 16 April 1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ewald Vanvugt and Ruth Madoc.
I Walked with a Zombie, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Ewald Vanvugt: Author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love).
- Ruth Madoc: English-Welsh actress and singer.
- Dave Peverett: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Foghat and Savoy Brown) (d. 2000).
- Morris Stevenson: Scottish footballer (d. 2014).
- Petro Tyschtschenko: Austrian-German businessman.
- 40 New Zealand bombers attack Haarlem Netherlands (85 killed).
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