What Happened on October 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 600 Jews escape during an uprising at the Nazi concentration Camp in Sobibor, Poland
  • Japan declares Philippine Independence (premier/pres Jose Laurel)
  • US 8th Air Force loses 60 B-17s during assault on Schweinfurt

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Iannaccone, composer
  • Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
  • Noreen Corcoran, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father), born in Quincy Massachusetts (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies