What the sky looked like on May 18, 1943
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 5/18/1943, UK date format: 18/5/1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 18, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques-Pierre Amette and Roland Carraz.
Five Graves to Cairo, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 18, 1943?