Friday 16 April 1943US date format: 4/16/1943, UK date format: 16/4/1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 16, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gérard Grignon and Dave Peverett.
The Ghost and the Guest, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 16 April 1943 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Gérard Grignon
- Dave Peverett: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Foghat and Savoy Brown) (d. 2000).
- Jacques Sauvageot
- Morris Stevenson: Scottish footballer (d. 2014).
- Robert Lefkowitz: Physicist.
- Petro Tyschtschenko: Austrian-German businessman.
- Ewald Vanvugt: Author (Kiss of Delight, Seed of Love).
- Ruth Madoc: English-Welsh actress and singer.
- 40 New Zealand bombers attack Haarlem Netherlands (85 killed).