What Happened on March 9, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Delft opposition group-Pahud de Mortanges overthrown
  • Greek Jews of Salonika are transported to Nazi extermination camps

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bobby Fischer, American world chess champion (1972-75), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)

Chess Champion Bobby Fischer
Chess Champion
Bobby Fischer
  • Charles Gibson, American television journalist
  • Trish Van Devere, [Patricia Dressel], Tenafly New Jersey, actress (Changeling)

Famous Deaths

  • Oskar Hêks, Czech marathon runner/antifascist, dies in Auschwitz