What Happened On 1st June 1943 In History

June 1st (1943) was a Tuesday. It's the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 214 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 1st June, 1943

  • » British Overseas Airways Corporation Flight 777 is shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German Junkers Ju 88s, killing the actor Leslie Howard (actor) Leslie Howard and leading to speculation that its shooting down was an attempt to kill the United Kingdom

Famous Birthdays on June 1 in 1943

  • » Lorrie Wilmot, South African cricketer (d. 2004)

June 1st Famous Deaths for 1943

  • » Leslie Howard (actor) known as Leslie Howard, English actor, director, and producer (b. 1893)
  • » Wilfrid Israel, Anglo-German businessman and philanthropist (b. 1899)

June 1st Holidays in History

  • » Public holidays in Portugal or Azores Day (Azores)
  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Annibale Maria di Francia
  • » Crescentinus
  • » Fortunatus of Spoleto
  • » Íñigo of Oña
  • » Justin Martyr (Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, Lutheran)
  • » Ronan of Locronan
  • » June 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Mongolia named The Mothers and Children’s Day (Mongolia)
  • » Fei Fei Day (Vancouver, British Columbia or Vancouver)
  • » Madaraka Day (Kenya)
  • » Arbor Day Cambodia called National Tree Planting Day (Cambodia)
  • » Public holidays in Indonesia e.g Pancasila Day (Indonesia)
  • » The first day of the Gawai Dayak festival (Sarawak)

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