May 1, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st edition of illegal "The Free Artist" appears in Amsterdam
  • Food rationing begins in US
  • German plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta
  • German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes
  • Rauter signs unofficial death sentence

Deaths in History

  • Johan Oscar Smith, Norwegian Christian leader who founded the evangelical Brunstad Christian Church, dies at 71