Tuesday 14 September 1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Jacques Aubert and Irwin Goodman.
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while The Human Comedy by William Saroyan was one of the best selling books.
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- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- Jean-Jacques Aubert: French physicist, appointed in 2000 to the position of Director of the 'Institut national de physique nucléaire et de physique des particules' (National institute for nuclear physics and particle physics).
- Irwin Goodman: Finnish pop singer, married 3 times.
- Marcos Valle: Brazilian singer-songwriter pianist and producer.
- Comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara marries
- Yanks clinch pennant #14
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