Monday 23 August 1943US date format: 8/23/1943, UK date format: 23/8/1943
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nelson DeMille and Dale Campbell-Savours.
Sahara, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1943 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Nelson DeMille: American lieutenant and author.
- Bobby Diamond in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Duncan Gillis - Dobie Gillis).
- Dale Campbell-Savours: Baron Campbell-Savours English businessman and politician.
- Peter Lilley: English politician Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills.
- Pino Presti: Italian bass player composer conductor and producer.
- Johann P Zilcher: German composer, dies at 88.
- Red army recaptures Charkow
- World War II: Kharkov liberated.
- The Battle of Kursk ends with a serious strategic defeat for the German forces.