Saturday 22 May 1943US date format: 5/22/1943, UK date format: 22/5/1943
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 22, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tommy John and Betty Williams.
Five Graves to Cairo, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Tommy John: American baseball player and manager.
- Betty Williams: Northern Irish political activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
- Gesine Schwan: German political science professor and member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.
- Kurt Bendlin: German decathlete.
- David Bernstein: English accountant and businessman.
- Arlene Phillips: English choreographer theater director personality.
- 1st jet fighter is tested
- Stalin disbands Komintern.
- RAF scatters first copies of "The Flying Hollander".