What Happened on October 19, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Conference of foreign ministers in Moscow
  • Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, is isolated by researchers at Rutgers University
  • Theater Guild presentation of "Othello" opens at Shubert
  • Yankee 2nd baseman Joe Gordon announces his retirement

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Findlay, cricket wicket-keeper (WI early 70's)
  • Robert Morris, composer
  • Robin Greville Holloway, composer
  • Takis Ikonomopoulos, Greek footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Adrianus M de Young, writer (Merijntje Gijzen's youth), murdered