Historical Events In 1943
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Dec 27 In the year 1943 defending German paratroopers start to abandon town of Ortona after a week of fierce fighting with Maj-Gen Christopher Vokes' 1st Canadian Division; infantry from the Loyal Edmonton Regiment and the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada suffered heavy casualties; 1,372 Canadians killed in taking Ortona and environs.
Dec 27 In the year 1943 france transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government
Dec 27 On this day in history france transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese govt
Dec 28 All inhabitants of Kalmukkie deported, about 70,000 killed in the year 1943.
Dec 28 In the year 1943 canadian troops enter the medieval town of Ortona after a week of battling enemy paratroopers in house to house fighting; Germans moved out quickly the night before when they were in danger of being cut off
Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94) in the year 1943.
Dec 29 In the year 1943 william H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum), dies at 75
Dec 30 In the year 1943 hobart Bosworth, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), dies at 76
Dec 30 On this day in history phillies trade Babe Dahlgren to Pitts for Babe Phelps & cash
Dec 31 On this day in history nYC's Times Square greets Frank Sinatra at Paramount Theater
Dec 31 NYC's Times Square greets Frank Sinatra at the Paramount Theater in the year 1943.
Dec 31 The birth of Ben Kingsley, British actor on this day in history.