Historical Events on March 19, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Airship Canadian Star torpedoed & sinks
  • British 8th army opens assault on Mareth line, Tunisia
  • Frank Nitti, the Chicago Outfit Boss after Al Capone, commits suicide at the Chicago Central Railyard.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In their third match, Jake LaMotta finally defeats Jimmy Reeves by knocking him out in the sixth round

World Middleweight Boxing Champion Jake LaMotta
World Middleweight Boxing Champion
Jake LaMotta