Friday 12 February 1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lothaire Grossmann and Wolfgang Nordwig.
Journey Into Fear, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while So Little Time by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1943 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Lothaire Grossmann: French homicide; shot a woman to death in Paris, 8/30/1984.
- Wolfgang Nordwig: German pole-volter born in DDR, he won the gold medal at the 1972 Munich Olympics and he was three times European champion.
- William Wegman: American artist, a photographer best known for creating series of compositions involving dogs, primarily his own Weimaraners in various costumes and poses.
- General Eisenhower departs Algiers to Tebessa
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