What Happened on April 6, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • British & US armies link up in Africa during WW II
  • British offensive at Wadi Akarit, South Tunisia
  • Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN) arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Conroy, trade unionist
  • Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist
  • Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster
  • Susan Tolsky, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Weddings


Person of interestPerson of Interest

US Marine Corps aviator and astronaut John Glenn (21) weds high school sweetheart Anna Margaret Castor

Astronaut and Politician John Glenn
Astronaut and Politician
John Glenn