Thursday 16 September 1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Wilshire and James Alan McPherson.
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- David Wilshire: British MP (C).
- James Alan McPherson: American writer.
- Oskar Lafontaine: German politician who served in the government of Germany as Minister of Finance from 1998 to 1999.
- Forrest Teague: American astrologer; taught at the Church of Light, Los Angeles, CA.
- Alain Colas: .
- Soviet army under general Vatutin reconquer Romny
- WWII: The Salerno Mutiny occurs within the British X Corps.
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