Sunday 16 May 1943US date format: 5/16/1943, UK date format: 16/5/1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Jost and Kay Andrews.
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 16 May 1943 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Jon Jost: Director (All the Vermeers in NY).
- Kay Andrews: Baroness Andrews English politician.
- Dan Coats: American politician and diplomat 29th United States Ambassador to Germany.
- Marko Kravos: Italian-Slovenian poet and translator.
- Alfred Hoche: German psychiatrist (Born 1865).
- Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto ends after 30 days of fighting
- German troops destroy synagogue of Warsaw.
- Holocaust: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends.