This Day in History: 1943-04-08
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. Hakuun Yasutani Roshi, founder of Sanbo Kyodan Zen Buddhist organization receives Dharma. Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games. 1943 NFL Draft: Frank Sinkwich from University of Georgia is first pick by Detroit Lions.