Wednesday July 14, 1943
US date format: 7/14/1943, UK date format: 14/7/1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 14, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Ken Willard and Lynn Loring in New York City.
Stormy Weather, directed by Andrew L. Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 14, 1943?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- In Joplin, Missouri, the George Washington Carver National Monument becomes the first United States National Monument in honor of an African American.
- Johannes F "Frits" Bakker Sr: Actor.