What Happened on September 9, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 15 German JU-88's sink Italian flag ship Rome
  • Lt-Gen Bradley flies from Algiers to Marrakech/Prestwick
  • Red Army occupies Bachmatsj
  • US, British & French troops land in Salerno (operation Avalanche)

Famous Birthdays

  • Art LaFleur, American actor