What Happened on April 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A JN-25 decrypt by American intelligence detailing a forthcoming visit by Marshal Admiral Yamamoto to Balalae Island results in his plane shot down 4 days later

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gen Alexander/Eisenhower/Anderson/Bradley discuss assault on Tunis

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • James Gow & A d'Usseau's "Tomorrow the World" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarice Elaine Gaylord, director of research grants (EPA)
  • Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch MP (CDA)

Famous Deaths

  • Asser B Kleerekoper, SDAP-Second-Member of parliament, dies at 62
  • Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer, dies at 63