On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

Marshal Admiral Yamamoto flies from Truk to Rabaul

  • SS General J├╝rgen Stroop arrives in Warsaw

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Estrada, American rock bassist (Mothers Of Invention), and convicted sex offender, born in Santa Ana, California

Famous Weddings

Claire Trevor

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

1943 Highlights

About April 17, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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