What Happened on October 1, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st King's Dragoon Guards (Royal Amoured Corps) liberates suburbs of Naples
  • Allied forces captured Naples during WW II
  • Averell Harriman named US ambassador to Moscow
  • Germans attack Jews in Denmark

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Jacques Annaud, Draveil France, director (Bear, Black & White, Name of the Rose)
  • Jerry Maitini, US saxophonist (Sly & Family Stone-Sex Machine)
  • Jim Martini, rocker (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
  • Naushad Ali, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in six Tests 1964-65)

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine T Broekman, resistance fighter, executed at 32
  • Anton JT Koreman, resistance fighter, executed at 27
  • Antoon Pleyte, resistance fighter, executed at 26
  • Dionysius Remiens, resistance fighter, executed at 24
  • Earnest Klijzing, resistance fighter, executed
  • Gideon Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 22
  • Hans Katan, resistance fighter, executed at 24
  • Henri H Geul, resistance fighter, executed at 27
  • Johan Kalshoven, resistance fighter, executed at 20
  • Johan Roemer, resistance fighter, executed at 22
  • Johan van Mierlo, resistance fighter, executed at 35
  • John Charles Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 23
  • Leo Frijda, resistance fighter, executed at 20
  • Louis Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 21
  • Maarten van/of Gilse, resistance fighter, executed at 27
  • Olaf T Thomsen, resistance fighter, executed at 23
  • Peter "Pam" Pooters, resistance fighter, executed at 32
  • Sape Kuiper, resistance fighter, executed at 19
  • Victor van Swieten, resistance fighter, executed at 36
  • Walter Brandligt, literature/resistance fighter, executed at 42