Saturday 14 August 1943
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Andrew McBride and Keith Hampson.
The Seventh Victim, directed by Mark Robson, 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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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Jon Andrew McBride: Charleston, West Virginia -- Captain US Navy / Astronaut (STS 41G).
- Keith Hampson: MP.
- Ronald Campbell: MP.
- Jon A McBride in Charleston: West Virginia, USA; Captain US Navy/astronaut (STS 41G).
- Alfred Corn: American poet and essayist.
- Heidi Treier: German group therapist and professional astrologer, an active member of Deutscher Astrologenverband/DAV since 1974. She is the advocate of a progressive, unorthodox, psychological and experimental astrology as creative self-experience in group dynamics and aims for the integration of music, dance and art. She is married to economist and financial astrologer Ralph Treier.
- Herman Van Springel: Belgium sport Champion
- Ronnie Campbell: English miner and politician
- 1st allied air raid on Borneo
- US 45th Division occupies Falcone 40 km outside of Messina
- The Quadrant Conference begins in Quebec City Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King meets with Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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