February 16, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • -32°F (-36°C), Falls Village, Connecticut (state record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill contracts pneumonia

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Sign on Munich facade: "Out with Hitler! Long live freedom!" done by "White Rose" student group, caught on 2/18, beheaded on 2/22
  • Withdrawing Afrika Korps reaches Mareth-line in North Africa
  • World War II: The USSR reconquers Kharkov.

Birthdays in History

  • J D Moore, headmaster (St Dunstan's College)
  • James Beaton, British GC