Tuesday February 23, 1943
US date format: 2/23/1943, UK date format: 23/2/1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 23, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Bobby Wayne Mitchell in Chatham and Jada Rowland in New York City.
The Human Comedy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 23, 1943?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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- General Major Bradley arrives in Dakar and Marrakesh
- German troops pull back through Kasserine-pass Tunisia.
- A fire breaks out at St. Joseph's Orphanage, County Cavan, Ireland, killing 36 people (35 of whom are children).
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