On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marshal Admiral Yamamoto flies from Truk to Rabaul

WWII Admiral who Led the Attack on Pearl Harbor Isoroku Yamamoto
WWII Admiral who Led the Attack on Pearl Harbor
Isoroku Yamamoto
  • SS General J├╝rgen Stroop arrives in Warsaw

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Estrada, American rocker (Mothers Of Invention), born in Santa Ana, California

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Claire Trevor (34) weds Navy lieutenant Cyclos William Dunsmoore in Tijuana, Mexico

Actress Claire Trevor
Actress
Claire Trevor

1943 Highlights

About April 17, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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