Historical Events In 1943
Sunday, 24 October 2021
Dec 27 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 in the year 1943.
Dec 27 On this day in history france transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government
Dec 27 France transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese govt in the year 1943.
Dec 28 All inhabitants of Kalmukkie deported, about 70,000 killed on this day in history.
Dec 28 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 on this day in history.
Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94) on this day in history.
Dec 29 William H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 30 On this day in history hobart Bosworth, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), dies at 76
Dec 30 Phillies trade Babe Dahlgren to Pitts for Babe Phelps & cash in the year 1943.
Dec 31 On this day in history nYC's Times Square greets Frank Sinatra at Paramount Theater
Dec 31 In the year 1943 nYC's Times Square greets Frank Sinatra at the Paramount Theater
Dec 31 On this day in history the birth of Ben Kingsley, British actor