Tuesday 24 August 1943US date format: 8/24/1943, UK date format: 24/8/1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nelson DeMille and John Cipollina.
Sahara, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Nelson DeMille: Author.
- John Cipollina: American guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service The Dinosaurs and Man) (d. 1989).
- Dafydd Iwan: Welsh singer and politician.
- Pini Zahavi: Israeli journalist and agent.
- Ernst Ottwalt: Writer.
- Philadelphia Athletics drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game
- WWII: ampndash Heinrich Himmler is named Reichminister of the Interior in Germany .