Historical Events In 1943
Thursday, 29 October 2020
Sep 25 Russian troops liberate Smolensk on this day in history.
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 In the year 1943 anti-fascism opposition begins in Naples
Sep 27 In the year 1943 waclaw Gieburowski, composer, dies at 65
Sep 28 Charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in S Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies in the year 1943.
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 In the year 1943 pope Pius XII encyclical on Divine spirit
Oct 01 In the year 1943 allied forces captured Naples during WW II
Oct 01 Antoine T Broekman, resistance fighter, executed at 32 in the year 1943.
Oct 01 In the year 1943 clark's forces enter Naples, Italy.
Oct 02 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Oct 02 Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 03 British 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1943 corsica freed by Free French
Oct 04 In the year 1943 richard T Ely, US economist (Ground under our feet), dies
Oct 05 US air raid on Wake in the year 1943.
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 in the year 1943.
Oct 06 In the year 1943 robert Cooper, father of Card pitcher Mort & catcher Walker, dies
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 In the year 1943 gerard W Kerncamp, historian/editor-in-chief (Green Amsterdam), dies
Oct 09 HMS CARLISLE (AA), damaged 9th October 1943, Eastern Mediterranean, south west of Rhodes in Scarpanto Strait by German Ju87 divebombers on this day in history.
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 On this day in history italy declares war on former ally Germany
Oct 13 Italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany in the year 1943.
Oct 13 On this day in history 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 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.