December 23, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gen Bernard Montgomery told he is appointed commandant for D-day

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery

Birthdays in History

  • Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician
  • Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- )
  • Stephen Wallace, director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride)

Deaths in History

  • Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees de Jongen), dies at 64