On This Day

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

Historic Event

Gen Alexander/Eisenhower/Anderson/Bradley discuss assault on Tunis

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Asser B Kleerekoper, SDAP-Second-Member of parliament, dies at 62
  • Geoffrey Turton Shaw, British organist, composer, and educator, dies at 63
1943 Highlights

About April 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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