Monday 12 July 1943US date format: 7/12/1943, UK date format: 12/7/1943
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Silas and Walter Murch.
Stormy Weather, directed by Andrew L. Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1943 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Paul Silas: American athlete, a pro-basketball player who began his professional career in 1964 playing for St. Louis Hawks.
- Howard Gardner: Psychologist.
- Walter Murch: American film editor.
- Ernie Anastos in Nashua: New Hampshire, USA; news anchor (WCBS, WABC).
- Paul Silas NBA player (Boston Celtics: Seattle SuperSonics).
- Christine McVie: English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Fleetwood Mac and Chicken Shack).
- Battle of Kolombangara (2nd battle of Gulf of Kula)
- National Committee Freies Deutschland forms
- Russian offensive at Orel
- Tank battle at Prochorowka - Russians beat Nazis, about 12,000 die
- World War II: Battle of Prokhorovka : German and Soviet forces engage in the largest tank engagement of all time.