Saturday March 27, 1943
US date format: 3/27/1943, UK date format: 27/3/1943
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 27, 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 Maurice Adevah-Poeuf and Jean-Pierre Morel.
Slightly Dangerous, directed by Wesley Ruggles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 27, 1943?
- St. Augusta
- Angolan Victory Day.
- World Theatre Day
- St. John of Egypt
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- Blue Ribbon Town (with Groucho Marx) 1st heard on CBS Radio
- US begins assault on Fondouk-pass, Tunisia.
- World War II: Battle of the Komandorski Islands : In the Aleutian Islands the battle begins when United States Navy forces intercept Japanese attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska.
- WWII ampndash Escort carrier ''Dasher'' was destroyed by an accidental explosion in the Firth of Clyde, killing 379 of the crew of 528.
- Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi: test pilot (BI-1), killed in crash.