Thursday 14 January 1943US date format: 1/14/1943, UK date format: 14/1/1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 14, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Holland Taylor and Jean-François Mattei.
Shadow of a Doubt, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
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- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Holland Taylor: TV Actress.
- Jean-François Mattei: French doctor and politician, a professor of pediatrics and genetics, who served as the director of Genetics at the teaching hospital of Marseilles.
- Christian Gailly
- Ralph M Steinman
- Mariss Jansons: Latvian conductor.
- Holland Taylor in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (The Practice, Bossom Buddies, Camilla - Naked Truth).
- José Rodríguez: Venezuelan singer and actor.
- Shannon Lucid: Shanghai, China -- Astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76 / 79).
- Jose Luis Rodriguez: Caracas, Venezuela -- Singer (Dueno De Nada).
- Ronald Hunter in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; actor (Lazarus Syndrome).
- Angelo Bagnasco: Italian cardinal.
- Adolf Sandberger: Composer, dies at 78.
- FDR andWinston Churchill confer in Casablanca concerning WWII
- Heinrich Himmler views Warsaw
- Alex Smart (Montreal Canadiens) is first NHL player to score hat trick in his first game.
- British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and American President Franklin Roosevelt meet at Casablanca, Morocco, over eleven days. The decision is made to attack the island of Sicily. British Bomber Command is directed to focus on submarine bases on the Biscay coast in the short term, and submarine construction yards as long term targets.
- World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to travel via airplane while in office when he travels from Miami, Florida to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill.