Sunday 8 August 1943US date format: 8/8/1943, UK date format: 8/8/1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Deutsch .
Silver Spurs, directed by Joseph Kane, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 August 1943
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1943 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Common Chiefs of staff meet in Quebec
- US amphibians land at St. Agata on North coast of Sicily
- Vegetables and fruit rationed in Holland