Historical Events In 1943
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Sep 25 Russian troops liberate Smolensk in the year 1943.
Sep 26 On this day in history operation Jaywick - an Australian SOA (Special Operations Australia) unit, operating from the fishing vessel Krait, mines Japanese ships in Singapore harbour The operation sinks 37,000 tons of enemy shipping
Sep 27 Anti-fascism opposition begins in Naples on this day in history.
Sep 27 Waclaw Gieburowski, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Sep 28 Charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in S Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies on this day in history.
Sep 29 Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice on this day in history.
Sep 29 On this day in history the birth of Lech Walesa, Polish leader; founder of Solidarity trade union
Sep 30 Pope Pius XII encyclical on Divine spirit in the year 1943.
Oct 01 Allied forces captured Naples during WW II on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history antoine T Broekman, resistance fighter, executed at 32
Oct 01 Clark's forces enter Naples, Italy in the year 1943.
Oct 02 In the year 1943 japanse troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island
Oct 02 Orders are given for the expulsion of all Danish Jews. Thanks to Danish underground operations, only 415 Jews are captured by the Germans. 7,000 are evacuated to Sweden in the year 1943.
Oct 02 In the year 1943 robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60
Oct 03 In the year 1943 british 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy
Oct 04 On this day in history corsica freed by Free French
Oct 04 In the year 1943 richard T Ely, US economist (Ground under our feet), dies
Oct 05 In the year 1943 uS air raid on Wake
Oct 06 In the year 1943 400 Orthodox rabbis march on Washington from the Capitol to the White House. The President refuses to see them. However, as a result, public hearings on rescue in the House and Senate are held.
Oct 06 Battle at Vella Lavella, Solomon Island on this day in history.
Oct 06 Robert Cooper, father of Card pitcher Mort & catcher Walker, dies in the year 1943.
Oct 07 On this day in history weill/Perelman/Nash' musical "One Touch of Venus," premieres in NYC
Oct 08 Great-Britain establishes bases on Azores in the year 1943.
Oct 09 Gerard W Kerncamp, historian/editor-in-chief (Green Amsterdam), dies on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history hMS CARLISLE (AA), damaged 9th October 1943, Eastern Mediterranean, south west of Rhodes in Scarpanto Strait by German Ju87 divebombers.
Oct 10 On this day in history chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as president of China
Oct 11 NY Yankees beat Cards 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, to become 1st team to win 10 World Series in the year 1943.
Oct 12 On this day in history uS bombs Rabaul, New Britain
Oct 13 Italy declares war on former ally Germany in the year 1943.
Oct 13 In the year 1943 italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany
Oct 13 Of 600 prisoners in Sobibor's Camp #1 who revolt and try to escape, most eventually are caught and killed in the year 1943.
Oct 14 400 Jews escape in uprising at Sobibor extermination Camp in Poland on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies
Oct 16 Anti Jewish riot in Rome on this day in history.