Historical Events In 1943
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Sep 24 Soviet forces reconquer Smolensk in the year 1943.
Sep 25 Russian troops liberate Smolensk in the year 1943.
Sep 26 In the year 1943 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 In the year 1943 anti-fascism opposition begins in Naples
Sep 27 Waclaw Gieburowski, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1943 charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in S Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies
Sep 29 Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice in the year 1943.
Sep 29 In the year 1943 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 On this day in history allied forces captured Naples during WW II
Oct 01 Antoine T Broekman, resistance fighter, executed at 32 on this day in history.
Oct 01 Clark's forces enter Naples, Italy on this day in history.
Oct 02 Japanse troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1943 robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60
Oct 03 British 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history corsica freed by Free French
Oct 04 Richard T Ely, US economist (Ground under our feet), dies on this day in history.
Oct 05 US air raid on Wake on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history battle at Vella Lavella, Solomon Island
Oct 06 Robert Cooper, father of Card pitcher Mort & catcher Walker, dies on this day in history.
Oct 07 Weill/Perelman/Nash' musical "One Touch of Venus," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history great-Britain establishes bases on Azores
Oct 09 Gerard W Kerncamp, historian/editor-in-chief (Green Amsterdam), dies in the year 1943.
Oct 09 In the year 1943 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 In the year 1943 nY Yankees beat Cards 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, to become 1st team to win 10 World Series
Oct 12 US bombs Rabaul, New Britain on this day in history.
Oct 13 Italy declares war on former ally Germany in the year 1943.
Oct 13 On this day in history italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany
Oct 13 In the year 1943 of 600 prisoners in Sobibor's Camp #1 who revolt and try to escape, most eventually are caught and killed.
Oct 14 400 Jews escape in uprising at Sobibor extermination Camp in Poland on this day in history.
Oct 14 Jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies in the year 1943.