On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler watches lynching of allied pilots

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Dutch submarine attacks Hertenbeest Island, NW Bali

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Mantler, American trumpeter and composer
  • Ronnie Spector [Veronica Bennett], American singer (Be My Little Baby), born in NYC, New York
  • Shafqat Rana, Pakistan cricket batsman (5 Tests, top score 95), born in Simla, British Punjab

Famous Deaths

  • C Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
  • J Janzen, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
  • J Posthuma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
1943 Highlights

About August 10, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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