Tuesday 24 August 1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Cipollina and Dafydd Iwan.
Watch on the Rhine, directed by Herman Shumlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- John Cipollina: American guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service The Dinosaurs and Man) (d. 1989).
- Dafydd Iwan: Welsh singer and politician.
- Pini Zahavi: Israeli journalist and agent.
- Ernst Ottwalt: Writer.
- Philadelphia Athletics drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game
- WWII: ampndash Heinrich Himmler is named Reichminister of the Interior in Germany .
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