April 6, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • British & US armies link up in Africa during WW II
  • British offensive at Wadi Akarit, South Tunisia
  • Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN) arrested

Birthdays in History

  • Harry Conroy, trade unionist

Weddings in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

US Marine Corps aviator and astronaut John Glenn (21) weds high school sweetheart Anna Margaret Castor

Astronaut and Politician John Glenn
Astronaut and Politician
John Glenn