Wednesday 24 February 1943US date format: 2/24/1943, UK date format: 24/2/1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George Harrison and Jacques Bompard.
The Human Comedy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
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- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- George Harrison: British musician, composer and producer.
- Jacques Bompard: French politician who serves as the Mayor of Orange, elected as mayor in June 1995 and reelected in 2001, 2008, and 2014.
- Jean-Pierre Kucheida: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
- Kent Haruf: American writer, author of several novels, including "Plainsong, "The Tie That Binds," and "Eventide.
- Luigi Meroni: Italian soccer player for Turin, an extrovert and anti-conformist, destined for a grand career before he died in a car crash in Torino (Turin), Italy, on October 15, 1967.
- Hristo Prodanov: Bulgarian mountaineer (d. 1984).
- Terry Semel: American business executive.
- Pablo Milanés: Cuban singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Pablo Milanes: Cuban musician.
- Catherine Cesarsky: French astronomer, known for her successful research activities in several central areas of modern astrophysics.
- General Major Bradley flies to Algiers
- Texas League announces it will quit for the duration of WWII.