Wednesday 19 May 1943US date format: 5/19/1943, UK date format: 19/5/1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 19, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Terry Kolb and Eddie May.
Five Graves to Cairo, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1943 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Terry Kolb: American founder of the sado-masochist liberation group in the 70s, "The Eulenspiegel Society.
- Eddie May: English footballer and manager (d. 2012).
- Shirrel Rhoades: American author publisher and academic.
- Kristjan Raud: Estonian painter and illustrator (d. 1943).
- Berlin is declared Judenrien (free of Jews)
- British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledges England's full support to US against Japan.
- Winston Churchill addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress.