Thursday 22 April 1943US date format: 4/22/1943, UK date format: 22/4/1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 22, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Wanless and Janet Evanovich.
A Stranger in Town, directed by Roy Rowland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
- James Wanless: American art producer of multi-media symbolic art and lecturer.
- Janet Evanovich: American author.
- Keith Crisco: American businessman and politician (d. 2014).
- Mel Carter: singer ("Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me").
- John Maples: Baron Maples English lawyer and politician Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (d. 2012).
- RAF shoots down 14 German transport planes over Mediterranean Sea
- German counter-attack in North Tunisia.
- Albert Hofmann writes his first report about the hallucinogenic properties of ''LSD'' (which he first synthesized in 1938).