Friday 14 May 1943US date format: 5/14/1943, UK date format: 14/5/1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Bruce and Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.
Ossessione, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1943 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Jack Bruce: Scottish musician, bass player and songwriter, singer with the group Cream.
- Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson
- Derek Leckenby: British guitarist (Herman's Hermits) (Born 1943).
- Jack Bruce in Lanarkshire: Scotland; bassist (Cream - "White Room").
- Elizabeth Ray in Marshall: North Carolina, USA; congressman Wilbur Mills' lover.
- Olafur Ragnar Grimsson: President of Iceland.
- Jean-Paul Gobel: French Catholic Archbishop, a former apostolic nuncio (ambassador of the Holy See) in different countries.
- Eve Babitz: Artist.
- L Desautels: Canadian accountant and civil servant.
- Ólafur Grímsson: Icelandic academic and politician 5th President of Iceland.
- Richard Peto: English statistician and epidemiologist.
- Elizabeth Ray: American secretary and model.
- Manuel Urtain
- Alan B Mollohan American politician (Representative-Democrat-West Virginia: 1983-).
- Dereck "Lek" Leckenby in Leeds: England; guitarist (Herman's Hermits - "There's a Kind of Hush", "Mrs.
- A Japanese submarine sinks AHS Centaur off the coast of Queensland.