What Happened on April 14, 1943

Historical Events

Battle of Interest

A JN-25 decrypt by American intelligence detailing a forthcoming visit by Marshal Admiral Yamamoto to Balalae Island results in his plane shot down 4 days later

Event of Interest

Generals Alexander, Eisenhower, Anderson and Bradley discuss assault on Tunis

  • James Gow & A d'Usseau's "Tomorrow the World" premieres in NYC
1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarice Elaine Gaylord, American director of research grants (EPA)
  • Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch politician (CDA)
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Asser B. Kleerekoper, Dutch SDAP-Second-Member of parliament, dies at 62
  • Geoffrey Turton Shaw, English organist, composer, and educator, dies at 63

About April 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries