Historical Events on April 8th, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1943 NFL Draft: Frank Sinkwich from University of Georgia first pick by Detroit Lions
  • Hakuun Yasutani Roshi, founder of Sanbo Kyodan, receives dharma
  • Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

U.S. President Franklin 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 to common carriers and public utilities.

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt