September 17, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Load of "ammunition in transit" explodes at Norfolk Naval Air Station
  • World War II: The Russian city of Bryansk is liberated from Nazis.

Birthdays in History

  • Samuel T Durrance, PhD/astronaut (STS 35, STS 67), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Sarah Lucas, theatre administrator (d. 1997)