What Happened on February 17, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler visits field marshal Erich von Manstein's headquarters in Zaporozje, Ukraine and stays until the 19th

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Dutch churches protest at Seyss-Inquart against persecution of Jews
  • Major General Omar Bradley flies to Washington, D.C.
  • NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio enlists into the US army

Famous Deaths

  • Armand J. Piron, American jazz violinist and composer (b. 1888)
  • Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (b. 1872)