What Happened on August 10, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Adolf Hitler watches lynching of allied pilots

  • Dutch submarine attacks Hertenbeest Island, NW Bali

Event of Interest

US General George S. Patton calls injured soldier "cowardly"


1943 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Griffin, American pop singer, guitarist and songwriter, (Bread), and Academy Award winner ("For All We Know"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • Michael Mantler, Austrian javant-garde jazz trumpeter and contemporary music composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Ronnie Spector [Veronica Bennett], American pop singer (The Ronettes -"Be My Baby"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2022) [1]
  • Shafqat Rana, Pakistan cricket batsman (5 Tests, top score 95), born in Simla, British Punjab
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • C Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
  • J Janzen, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
  • J Posthuma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies

About August 10, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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