What Happened on October 6, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Battle at Vella Lavella, Solomon Island
  • Himmler wants acceleration of "Final Solution"

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Maxovich Shilov, Russian painter
  • Cees Veerman, pop guitarist/singer (Cats-Sure He's a Cat)
  • Michael Durrell, American actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Udo Zimmermann, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Cooper, father of Card pitcher Mort & catcher Walker, dies