Sunday 16 May 1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Jost and Kay Andrews.
Action in the North Atlantic, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
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- 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.
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