Thursday 11 November 1943, Veteran's DayUS date format: 11/11/1943, UK date format: 11/11/1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 11, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chas Hodges and Saxby Chambliss.
Day of Wrath, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Saxby Chambliss: Politician.
- Chas Hodges: Rocker.
- Karin Kent [Janneke Kanteman]: Dutch singer.
- Doug Frost: Australian swimming coach.
- Jan Adamski: in Poland; International Chess Master (1976).
- Jorien van den Herik: Dutch businessman.
- Spud Chandler wins AL MVP; Stan Musial wins NL MVP
- US air raid on Rabaul