What Happened On 8th April 1943 In History

April 8th (1943) was a Thursday. It's the 97th day of the year (98th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 268 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 8th April, 1943

  • » President of the United States named U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in an attempt to check inflation, freezes wages and prices, prohibits workers from changing jobs unless the war effort would be aided thereby, and bars rate increases by common car

Famous Birthdays on April 8 in 1943

  • » Tony Banks, Baron Stratford, Irish politician (d. 2006)
  • » Michael Bennett, American dancer, choreographer, and director (d. 1987)
  • » Miller Farr, American football player
  • » James Herbert, English author and illustrator (d. 2013)
  • » Chris Orr, English painter and illustrator

April 8th Holidays in History

  • » Birkat Hachama (observed once every 28 years), last in 2009 and next in 2037 (Hebrew)
  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Anne Ayres (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Constantina
  • » Saint Julie Billiart of Namur named Julie Billiart of Namur
  • » Saint Perpetuus known as Perpetuus
  • » Saint Walter of Pontoise called Walter of Pontoise
  • » William Augustus Muhlenberg (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » April 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Middle date on which Easter Sunday can fall
  • » DABDay Draw A Bird Day (International)
  • » Earliest day on which Public holidays in Liberia named Fast and Prayer Day can fall, while April 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Friday in April (Liberia)

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