Historical Events In 1943
Sunday, 07 March 2021
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 in the year 1943.
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 The birth of Lech Walesa, Polish leader; founder of Solidarity trade union on this day in history.
Sep 30 Pope Pius XII encyclical on Divine spirit on this day in history.
Oct 01 Allied forces captured Naples during WW II in the year 1943.
Oct 01 Antoine T Broekman, resistance fighter, executed at 32 on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history british 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy
Oct 04 On this day in history corsica freed by Free French
Oct 04 Richard T Ely, US economist (Ground under our feet), dies in the year 1943.
Oct 05 On this day in history uS air raid on Wake
Oct 06 400 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history weill/Perelman/Nash' musical "One Touch of Venus," premieres in NYC
Oct 08 Great-Britain establishes bases on Azores on this day in history.
Oct 09 Gerard W Kerncamp, historian/editor-in-chief (Green Amsterdam), dies on this day in history.
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 Chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as president of China on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history nY Yankees beat Cards 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, to become 1st team to win 10 World Series
Oct 12 In the year 1943 uS bombs Rabaul, New Britain
Oct 13 In the year 1943 italy declares war on former ally Germany
Oct 13 On this day in history 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 in the year 1943.
Oct 14 In the year 1943 jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies
Oct 16 On this day in history anti Jewish riot in Rome