On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1943

Historical Events


BattleBattle 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

WWII Admiral who Led the Attack on Pearl Harbor Isoroku Yamamoto
WWII Admiral who Led the Attack on Pearl Harbor
Isoroku Yamamoto

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 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, composer, dies at 63
1943 Highlights

About April 14, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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