September 16, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Montgomery's 8th army contacts invasion - arm forces at Salerno
  • Soviet army under general Vatutin reconquer Romny

Birthdays in History

  • David Wilshire, British MP (C)
  • James Alan MacPherson, American writer, 1st black writer to win Pulitzer Prize, born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 2016)