Wednesday 1 December 1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Orton Enderlein and Nicholas Peter Negroponte in New York City.
The Spider Woman, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Voice of Firestone Televues.
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Orton Enderlein: German FR, luge (1964 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Nicholas Peter Negroponte in New York City: New York, USA; founder/director (Media Lab at MIT).
- Bernard Blanchet: French football (soccer) player, who played for FC Nantes (1963–1974), Stade Lavallois (1974–1976), and France national team (1966–1972).
- Kenny Moore: American track and field star from high school who was reminiscent of a young colt.
- Damrong Rajanubhab: Thai prince and historian (Born 1862).
- FDR, Churchill and Stalin agree to Operation Overlord (D-Day)
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