Thursday 2 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 John Wilson and Glenn Sather.
Sahara, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 September 1943 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- John Wilson: American Numismatic Association President.
- Glenn Sather: NHL coach (Edmonton Oilers).
- Edmond Alphandery: French politician and minister of Economy and Finance in 1993.
- Harolyn Nicholas: American noted family, the daughter of actress Dorothy Dandridge and Harold Nicholas, one of the finest dancers of the 20th century.
- Rosalind Ashford: Detroit, Michigan -- Rock vocalist (Martha Reeve & Vandellas).
- Glen Sather: Canadian ice hockey player and executive
- Joe Simon: American singer-songwriter and producer
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