Monday 31 May 1943
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Earl of and Sharon Gless in Los Angeles.
Bataan, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Earl of: Macclesfield.
- Sharon Gless in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Chris Cagney - Cagney and Lacey).
- Jean-Charles Foellner: French freemason, the grand master of 'La Grande Loge nationale française (GLNF)' from 2001 to 2007.
- Sharon Gless: American actress whose greatest fame was as a detective in "Cagney and Lacey," from 1982, playing one of two female cops along with her partner Tyne Daly.
- Joe Namath: American football star who took the New York Jets to a winning season at the Super Bowl III.
- Archie comic strip 1st broadcast on radio
- Cards Mort Cooper pitches 1st of back-to-back one-hitters
- "Archie" comic strip first broadcast on radio.
- Japanese forces are driven from Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
- Zoot Suit Riots begin
- The ''Zoot Suit Riots'' erupt between military personnel and Mexican American youths in East Los Angeles.
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