Monday 1 March 1943US date format: 3/1/1943, UK date format: 1/3/1943
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 1, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gérard Paquet and Mauro Checcoli.
Hoppy Serves a Writ, directed by George Archainbaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Chapionship Wrestling.
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- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
- Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
- Iceland - This day is called the Beer Day, but this day in 1989 beer was allowed again.
- Martisor - a seasonal holiday in Romania.
- Baba Marta - a Bulgarian custom when the Martenitsa is worn for good health and luck symbolizing the beginning of the spring season in Bulgaria.
- Eight Hours Day - Tasmania, Australia.
- Saint Albin
- Labour day - Western Australia.
- Saint Swidbert
- Bah�'f Faith - Last Day (4 or 5) of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- World Day of Prayer.
- Roman Empire - The sacred fire of Rome was renewed (See Vesta).
- Roman Empire - New Year.
- World Civil Defense Day - This Day commemorates the entry into force in 1972 of the ICDO Constitution as an inter-governmental organisation. 
- Roman Empire - Matronalia in honor of Juno.
- Independence Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Saint Monan, largely legendary Scottish saint.
- Gérard Paquet: French theater impresario, the founding director of a theater festival, inaugurated on 15 July 1965, the Chateauvallon theatre.
- Mauro Checcoli: Italian equestrian; winner of gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics in 1964.
- Wolfgang Scheidel: German Democratic Republic luge (Olympics-gold-1972).
- Jose Angel Iribar: Spanish footballer.
- Richard H Price: American physicist.
- Gil Amelio: American businessman.
- Benjamin W Jipcho: Mt Elgon, Kenya -- 3K steeplechase (1972 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Cha Katō: Japanese comedian and actor.
- Akinori Nakayama: Japanese gymnast and coach.
- Richard Price: American physicist and academic.
- Rashid Sunyaev: Russian-German astronomer and physicist.
- José Iribar: Spanish footballer and manager.
- Franz Hohler: Writer.
- Alexandre Yersin: Swiss physician (Born 1863).
- Jewish old age home for disabled in Amsterdam raided
- Heinz Guderian becomes the Inspector-General of the Armoured Troops for the German Army.
- March 1–2 ndash WWII: Koriukivka massacre takes place in Ukraine.