Thursday 13 May 1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mary Wells in Detroit and Anthony Clarke.
The Ox-Bow Incident, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Mary Wells in Detroit: Michigan, USA; singer ("My Guy").
- Anthony Clarke: Baron Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony English lawyer and judge.
- Kurt Trampedach: Danish painter and sculptor.
- Mary Wells: American singer-songwriter (d. 1992).
- German occupiers confiscate all radios
- German and Italian forces in Africa surrender.
- World War II: German Afrika Korps and Italian troops in North Africa surrender to Allied forces.
- The ''Australian Hospital Ship Centaur'' is sunk off the coast of Queensland, by a Japanese submarine.
- 358th BS, 303rd BG B-17F Hell's Angels is the first AAF bomber to complete 25 missions.
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