Monday 11 January 1943
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William Albert Penn and Jean-Pierre Beysson.
Shadow of a Doubt, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 11 January 1943 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- William Albert Penn: Composer.
- Jean-Pierre Beysson: French business leader, who serves as Chairman of the Board and Executive Editor of Météo-France.
- Henry Cecil: British flat racing horse trainer, widely regarded as one of the greatest trainers in history.
- Jim Hightower: American radio host, author, and activist.
- US and Britain relinquish extraterritorial rights in China.
- Carlo Tresca, New York's Italian newspaper editor/anti-fascist, is murdered.
- World War II: The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China.
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